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  • “Android L” to be officially known as “Lollipop”

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    James O'Malley
    29 Sep 2014 | 8:09 am
    It seems that the next version of Android will be known as “Lollipop”, at least if this massive hint by the company is anything to go by. As spotted by our pals at ShinyShiny, Google posted the above image of a birthday cake to celebrate its 16th birthday… but with the cake adorned with not candles, but lollipops. This would continue Google’s confectionary-themed naming tradition. Previous iterations of the handheld OS have been known as KitKat, Jelly Bean, Gingerbread and so on. As we already know, the new OS will be getting some “material” changes too.
  • HP Slatebook 14: Can Android on a Laptop Work?

    Notebooks.com
    Kevin Purcell
    21 Aug 2014 | 7:49 am
    HP Slatebook 14: Can Android on a Laptop Work? is a post by Kevin Purcell from Notebooks.com. The HP Slatebook 14 seems like a great idea. It’s an Android powered laptop with nice hardware for... This is a summary. Please visit Notebooks.com for the full article.
  • HP’s new Stream laptops start at $200, trudge on Chromebook’s turf

    Digital Trends
    Konrad Krawczyk
    29 Sep 2014 | 4:15 pm
    Say hello to HP's new Stream notebooks, which start at $200, and promise to wage war on similarly-priced Chromebooks. Learn more here. The post HP’s new Stream laptops start at $200, trudge on Chromebook’s turf appeared first on Digital Trends.
  • HP Plunges Downmarket With A $99 Windows Tablet, $199 Windows Notebook

    TechCrunch » Gadgets
    Matt Burns
    29 Sep 2014 | 4:23 pm
     The race to the bottom is back. Reminiscent of the netbook war of yesteryear, HP just followed Toshiba’s lead with a $99 tablet along with introducing a $199 Windows notebook. Expect to see these colorful devices at a department superstore near you. HP hasn’t revealed the specs powering these Windows 8 machines. That’s by design and as we’ve said for years, the spec is… Read More
  • How to Tap Into iOS 8's Best New Communication Features

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    Chris Maxcer
    29 Sep 2014 | 7:00 am
    Apple's iOS 8 is a free upgrade for iPhone owners who have an iPhone 4s up to the new behemoth iPhone 6 Plus. On the surface, iOS 8 looks a lot like iOS 7, but when you begin tapping down into it, there are dozens of new features and tweaks. Most everyone can find a few new features they can put to work to make their iPhones better than ever. Some are handy, some have "finally" arrived, and some are just plain cool. Here's your guide to the most useful and welcome iOS 8 changes to messages, keyboard, contacts and email functionality.
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  • Quick Caps made to thwart bicycle wheel thieves

    Ben Coxworth
    29 Sep 2014 | 2:37 pm
    While quick-release hubs certainly make it easier for cyclists to remove and reinstall their wheels when doing things like fixing flats, they also make it very easy to steal those same wheels. As a result, riders typically have to remove the front wheel when locking up their bike, or run a secondary cable lock from it to the main U-lock. Quick Caps, however, are designed to make doing so unnecessary – they're little padlocks for the quick-release levers. .. Continue Reading Quick Caps made to thwart bicycle wheel thieves Section: Bicycles Tags: Cycling, Kickstarter, Lock, Security, Theft,…
  • DIY Iron Man gauntlet launches actual rockets

    Ben Coxworth
    29 Sep 2014 | 1:29 pm
    By now, many regular Gizmag readers will be familiar with German cyberpunk weapons-hobbyist Patrick Priebe. We've featured a number of his one-off DIY creations before, including an Iron Man-inspired laser gauntlet. Well, now he's created another Iron Man gauntlet, although instead of just a burning laser, this one launches real rockets – and Priebe has already managed to hurt himself with the thing. .. Continue Reading DIY Iron Man gauntlet launches actual rockets Section: Wearable Electronics Tags: DIY, Laser, Rocket, Superhero, Weapons Related Articles: Home-made laser rifle laughs at…
  • du-touch combines controller, synth, sequencer and music learning system

    Paul Ridden
    29 Sep 2014 | 12:44 pm
    A few years back, mathematician and musician Jules Hotrique combined two passions to develop a new arrangement of musical notes called the dualo principle. After creating a number of keyboard instrument prototypes based on this patented geometric model, he joined forces with his computer engineer and musician friend Bruno Verbrugghe to form the Dualo Company in 2011. Last year, the startup sold 40 pre-production twin keyboard prototypes, and now the first market-ready du-touch controller (for computer-based or MIDI instruments), synthesizer, multitrack looper/sequencer and follow me song…
  • GoPro Announces Hero 4 models with 4K/30fps recording and touchscreen display

    Dave LeClair
    29 Sep 2014 | 12:41 pm
    GoPro has just announced three new models in its popular Hero actioncam line. The followup to the Hero 3, aptly named Hero 4, adds 4K recording at 30 frames per second. This should be a big improvement over the 4K/15fps seen on the previous model. .. Continue Reading GoPro Announces Hero 4 models with 4K/30fps recording and touchscreen display Section: Digital Cameras Tags: 4k, Actioncam, GoPro Related Articles: GoPro launches budget version of its HD HERO actioncam GoPro releases Dive Housing for HERO actioncams GoPro announces smaller and lighter Hero3+ actioncams GoPro releases Wi-Fi…
  • New study aims to highlight pollution risks of megacity street canyons

    Anthony Wood
    29 Sep 2014 | 12:28 pm
    A novel study undertaken by an international collaboration of universities – headed by King's College London – aims to assess the impact of toxic fumes and other pollutants on the residents of high-rise buildings. Such studies are becoming increasingly important to metropolitan areas where real estate is scarce, forcing us to build ever upwards in order to satiate the ever-increasing need for accommodation... Continue Reading New study aims to highlight pollution risks of megacity street canyons Section: Health and Wellbeing Tags: High-rise, Hong Kong, Kings College, Pollution Related…
 
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    WIRED

  • Thriving as Humans in the New Robotic Era

    Ergun Ekici, IPsoft
    29 Sep 2014 | 11:31 am
    In a recent study by the Pew Research Internet Project and Elon University’s Imagining the Internet Center, 1,800 technology experts were asked about the future of man vs. machine in 2025. Will we live harmoniously with robotic technology, or will virtual employees displace humans? More than half (52%) said they believe that the potential impact […] The post Thriving as Humans in the New Robotic Era appeared first on WIRED.
  • The Changing Role of IT: What iPhone 6, iOS 8 Mean to Business

    Jeff Corbin, APPrise Mobile
    29 Sep 2014 | 10:58 am
    Every time Apple comes out with a new product, the media is abuzz with excitement.  This shouldn’t come as a surprise — Apple is the technology leader who not only has its pulse on future technology trends, but sets the trends. The launch of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus the week before last didn’t […] The post The Changing Role of IT: What iPhone 6, iOS 8 Mean to Business appeared first on WIRED.
  • Pubic Lice: Still NOT Going Extinct

    Gwen Pearson
    29 Sep 2014 | 9:05 am
    Even if you clear-cut your forest, these lice will find a way to survive. The post Pubic Lice: Still NOT Going Extinct appeared first on WIRED.
  • Facebook Ads Will Now Follow You No Matter What Device You’re Using

    Issie Lapowsky
    29 Sep 2014 | 7:08 am
    Facebook's long-awaited Google Ad Sense competitor is finally here. It's called Atlas, and like Ad Sense, it will allow brands to buy ads on Facebook, using the social network's massive trove of data, and have those ads show up on sites across the web. The post Facebook Ads Will Now Follow You No Matter What Device You’re Using appeared first on WIRED.
  • Belief in Free Will Not Threatened by Neuroscience

    Christian Jarrett
    29 Sep 2014 | 6:34 am
    A key finding from neuroscience research over the last few decades is that non-conscious preparatory brain activity appears to precede the subjective feeling of making a decision. But, does this negate the idea of free will? The post Belief in Free Will Not Threatened by Neuroscience appeared first on WIRED.
 
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    Digg Top Stories

  • China's 'Supercave' Takes Title As World's Most Enormous Cavern

    30 Sep 2014 | 2:00 am
    China's immense Miao Room cavern, hidden beneath rolling hills and reachable only by an underground stream, is the world's biggest cave chamber, an international mapping team reported on Sunday.
  • The Other Front In The Israel-Palestine Conflict: Hummus Ads

    30 Sep 2014 | 1:00 am
    "You're either a member or you're not."
  • The Natural Gas Boom Could Accelerate Climate Change

    29 Sep 2014 | 11:57 pm
    Policymakers have hailed this revolution as beneficial in the fight against climate change, but natural gas does have a dark side: It is composed primarily of methane, which has a much stronger climate-warming effect than carbon dioxide.
  • The Bionic Eye

    29 Sep 2014 | 10:57 pm
    Using the latest technologies, researchers are constructing novel prosthetic devices to restore vision in the blind.
  • Husain Abdullah Penalized For Praying During Monday Night Football

    29 Sep 2014 | 9:55 pm
    Kansas City Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah was hit with a 15-yard unsportsmanlike conduct penalty in the team's 41-14 Monday night win over the Patriots for a display of faith. Abdullah, a devout Muslim, celebrated returning an interception for a touchdown by getting on his knees and praying. Players regularly exhibit Christian prayers during touchdown celebrations, but unlike Abdullah, are never penalized for doing so. Surely tomorrow we'll find out if this was a mistake on the ref's part.
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  • The guide to Star Trek uniforms [infographic]

    Kate Rinsema
    29 Sep 2014 | 7:21 pm
    Heaven forbid you walk into a party full of Trekkies this Halloween only to discover your Captain Picard uniform isn't up to snuff. Save yourself some humiliation with this infographic from CostumeSupercenter.com, and live long and prosper, my friends.
  • Wearable tech soars to new heights with Nixie, the bracelet quadcopter [video]

    Kate Rinsema
    29 Sep 2014 | 6:54 pm
    It's a bracelet, it's a spy cam! How 007 cool is that?
  • Witness orcas’ brutal takedown of a tiger shark [video]

    Kate Rinsema
    29 Sep 2014 | 5:40 pm
    It has to be seen to be believed, this group of orcas earning their nickname of killer whales much to the horror of the tiger shark in their sights.
  • 700 brains found at Texas Mental Hospital: Preserved in jars, now photographed

    Deanne Mayall
    29 Sep 2014 | 5:05 pm
    Not your everyday find. 700 brains that had been collected and preserved in the 1960s and largely forgotten over the decades at the University of Texas Mental Hospital. Adam Voorhes, a photographer on assignment for Scientific American magazine spent a year photographing them, documenting their colour, shape, deformities. Now a team will study them with …
  • 10 geniuses who were also big jerks [video]

    Josh Urich
    29 Sep 2014 | 2:00 pm
    It's not particularly surprising to learn that some epic geniuses happen to be big ol' jerks, but it might surprise you to learn how some of these people express their jerkiness. Richard Dawkins, for example, apparently is an internet troll!
 
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    Tech Page One

  • Edging ahead in the software-defined data center

    Dmitry Sheynin
    29 Sep 2014 | 3:04 pm
    The 13th generation of Dell PowerEdge servers address two priorities: accelerating workloads and automating management. Credit: iStock These days, business computing is all about agility, performance and automation. A data center that works at the speed of commerce must be able to move data around quickly, crunch robust workloads seamlessly and do all of it with as little human intervention as possible. Deploying best-in-class hardware and rich software is no longer enough. To meet the business challenges facing today’s enterprise, users are increasingly turning to shared infrastructure…
  • IT leaders aren’t all coming from tech

    newscred
    29 Sep 2014 | 2:30 pm
    Many IT leaders today are climbing the ladder from marketing, sales and other departments. Credit: Thinkstock The milestones along the traditional path to IT leadership look a lot like this: Earn a computer science degree, serve an IT internship, take development courses, gain coding experience, obtain certifications and sign up for management training specific to technology. However, as IT increasingly becomes a business strategy enabler, IT leaders are being promoted from places like the sales or marketing department. Francis Li, vice president of IT at technology solutions and services…
  • 4 tips to help CIOs land a seat on the board

    newscred
    29 Sep 2014 | 12:30 pm
    Follow these tips and your next stop may be on the board of directors. Credit: Thinkstock To make the jump from IT to a corporate board, CIOs have to change their thinking. Their mission is no longer all about IT projects, ROI or uptime. It’s also about educating boards of directors about IT risk, competitors and digital disruption. At CIO Perspectives Chicago last week, Adam Hartung, a member of National Association of Corporate Directorsand managing partner of Spark Partners, offered some tips to CIOs on how to get on a board and how to bring value to the discussions once they get…
  • Big data’s fence-sitters are starting to experiment

    newscred
    29 Sep 2014 | 11:30 am
    Data shows that more businesses are starting to take on big data. Credit: Shutterstock Big data may finally have arrived. Not “arrived” in the sense that everyone is swimming in data lakes and discovering actionable insights and other buzzwords. After all, most companies, including yours, are still baffled by big data and how to derive value from it. But for the first time in years, the big data fence-sitters have decided to get into the action. According to recent Gartner data, big data experimentation has hit 73% of enterprises, suggesting that too much is at stake with big data…
  • The state of enterprise mobility: A delicate balancing act

    Joe Mullich
    29 Sep 2014 | 11:01 am
    Mobility has become such a critical business focus that more than a third of CEOs now take a direct role in developing their companies’ mobile strategies. According to a recent Accenture survey of over 1,500 C-level executive from around the world, 35 percent of CEOs stated that mobility is interwoven into many of their top priorities, from opening new sales channels to delivering better customer service. But what about the 65 percent who admit they haven’t made substantial progress toward the mobile priorities important to their businesses? Why are so many CEOs…
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    Techmeme

  • EU Believes Apple's Irish Tax Deal Breached Rules (Tom Fairless/Wall Street Journal)

    30 Sep 2014 | 1:35 am
    Tom Fairless / Wall Street Journal: EU Believes Apple's Irish Tax Deal Breached Rules  —  European Union Comments Outline Reasons Why it Opened an In-Depth Investigation  —  BRUSSELS—European Union regulators said Tuesday they believe that tax deals granted to Apple Inc. in Ireland constitute illegal state support for the U.S. company …
  • China OKs iPhone 6 sale after Apple addresses security concerns (Paul Carsten/Reuters)

    30 Sep 2014 | 1:15 am
    Paul Carsten / Reuters: China OKs iPhone 6 sale after Apple addresses security concerns  —  (Reuters) - The iPhone 6 will be sold in China from Oct 17, after rigorous regulator scrutiny led to Apple Inc (AAPL.O) reassuring the Chinese government that the smartphones did not have security “backdoors” through which U.S. agencies can access users' data.
  • UK launches "sharing economy" review, but don't expect deep examination of workers' rights (David Meyer/Gigaom)

    30 Sep 2014 | 1:10 am
    David Meyer / Gigaom: UK launches “sharing economy” review, but don't expect deep examination of workers' rights  —  The review, which should result in recommendations by the end of the year, is being led by the CEO of a sharing economy firm and does not have workers' rights as an explicit part of its terms of reference.
  • Another Card System Hack at Supervalu, Albertsons (Associated Press)

    29 Sep 2014 | 10:55 pm
    Associated Press: Another Card System Hack at Supervalu, Albertsons … NEW YORK (AP) — Card data of Supervalu and Albertsons shoppers may be at risk in another hack, the two supermarket companies said Monday.  —  The companies said that in late August or early September, malicious software was installed …
  • iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus Available in China on Friday, October 17 (Apple)

    29 Sep 2014 | 10:40 pm
    Apple: iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus Available in China on Friday, October 17  —  Pre-orders Begin Friday, October 10  —  Apple® today announced that iPhone® 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, the biggest advancements in iPhone history, will be available in China beginning Friday, October 17 from the Apple Online Store …
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  • "The Harbaughs believe in Brady Hoke. He’s a great coach. He believes in Michigan. I believe in..."

    29 Sep 2014 | 5:13 pm
    “The Harbaughs believe in Brady Hoke. He’s a great coach. He believes in Michigan. I believe in what they’re doing there. I think they’re going to turn it around.” - John Harbaugh, the head coach of the Baltimore Ravens (not to be confused with his brother Jim, the head coach of the San Francisco 49ers), addressing the rumors swirling that he (or his brother) could be heading to Ann Arbor (where both grew up) to fix the Wolverines any time soon.
  • I'd never want to buy a $10k watch at an Apple Store. How could Apple change the stores so that I would?

    29 Sep 2014 | 7:36 am
    It’s a good question — one I’ve been thinking about as well recently (hat tip to Megan for first bringing it up). While I do believe they will sell the Apple Watch in Apple Stores, it does seem like it may make sense to open some smaller, Apple Watch-specific stores in certain markets. Ideally, these would be situated in the high-end shopping areas where high-end watch stores currently reside. Stay tuned for more thoughts on this.
  • Anthony Bourdain Has Become The Future Of Cable News, And He Couldn't Care Less

    28 Sep 2014 | 9:19 am
    Anthony Bourdain Has Become The Future Of Cable News, And He Couldn't Care Less: Rob Brunner: Another way Bourdain stays engaged is by constantly experimenting with technology. As equipment has improved over the years, the show has become more visually accomplished. In addition to high-end cameras like $16,000 Sony F3s with cinema-quality lenses and more modest equipment such as Canon 7Ds, the team now regularly uses GoPros, often in unexpected ways. In the Shanghai episode, they rigged up what they refer to as “shot cam,” a GoPro attached to a shot glass that captures, to dizzying…
  • boomerstarkiller67: Sean Connery on the set of Dr. No...

    28 Sep 2014 | 8:48 am
    boomerstarkiller67: Sean Connery on the set of Dr. No (1962) Hard day’s work.
  • Soderbergh's black-and-white Raiders Of The Lost Ark

    28 Sep 2014 | 5:31 am
    Soderbergh's black-and-white Raiders Of The Lost Ark: Rob Dean: Over on his excellent website, Extension 765, Soderbergh has uploaded a black-and-white version of the 1981 blockbuster in an effort to prompt cinephiliacs to think about how an impressive talent like Spielberg was able to convey so much of the story merely through length and composition of shots. He also removed all sound from the video, instead replacing it with Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross’ score for The Social Network, so that viewers can solely focus on the staging of the film. So this is what “retirement" is like for…
 
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  • How Tech Is Transforming Teaching In a South African Township

    Soulskill
    30 Sep 2014 | 12:44 am
    An anonymous reader writes: The founders of the African School for Excellence have an ambitious goal — nothing less than redefining low cost, scalable teaching that brings international standards to the poorest schools in Africa. Their first model school is off to a good start: in just 18 months, all grade 9 students are achieving scores higher than 50% on Cambridge Curriculum Checkpoint tests, and only one student scored less than 50% in math. The national average score in math is 13%. The school relies on a locally designed piece of marking software to function. Their teach-to-pupil…
  • FBI Plans To Open Up Malware Analysis Tool To Outside Researchers

    Soulskill
    29 Sep 2014 | 11:19 pm
    Trailrunner7 writes: The FBI has developed an internal malware-analysis tool, somewhat akin to the systems used by antimalware companies, and plans to open the system up to external security researchers, academics and others. The system is known as Malware Investigator and is designed to allow FBI agents and other authorized law enforcement users to upload suspicious files. Once a file is uploaded, the system runs it through a cluster of antimalware engines, somewhat akin to the way that Virus Total handles submissions, and returns a wide variety of information about the file. Users can see…
  • LTE Upgrade Will Let Phones Connect To Nearby Devices Without Towers

    Soulskill
    29 Sep 2014 | 9:20 pm
    An anonymous reader sends this excerpt from MIT's Technology Review: A new feature being added to the LTE protocol that smartphones use to communicate with cellular towers will make it possible to bypass those towers altogether. Phones will be able to "talk" directly to other mobile devices and to beacons located in shops and other businesses. Known as LTE Direct, the wireless technology has a range of up to 500 meters, far more than either Wi-Fi or Bluetooth. It is included in update to the LTE standard slated for approval this year, and devices capable of LTE Direct could appear as soon as…
  • CloudFlare Announces Free SSL Support For All Customers

    Soulskill
    29 Sep 2014 | 7:10 pm
    Z80xxc! writes: CloudFlare, a cloud service that sits between websites and the internet to provide a CDN, DDOS and other attack prevention, speed optimization, and other services announced today that SSL will now be supported for all customers, including free customers. This will add SSL support to approximately 2 million previously unprotected websites. Previously SSL was only available to customers paying at least $20/month for a "Pro" plan or higher. Browsers connect to CloudFlare's servers and receive a certificate provided by CloudFlare. CloudFlare then connects to the website's server…
  • Energy Utilities Trying To Stifle Growth of Solar Power

    Soulskill
    29 Sep 2014 | 5:17 pm
    An anonymous reader writes: Incremental improvements have been slowly but surely pushing solar power toward mainstream viability for a few decades now. It's getting to the point where the established utilities are worried about the financial hit they're likely to take — and they're working to prevent it. "These solar households are now buying less and less electricity, but the utilities still have to manage the costs of connecting them to the grid. Indeed, a new study from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory argues that this trend could put utilities in dire financial straits. If…
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    Tech.pinions - Perspective, Insight, Analysis

  • Tablet and Smartphone Futures: Specialization

    Bob O'Donnell
    30 Sep 2014 | 1:00 am
    As the markets for tablets and smartphones continue to mature and saturate, I believe we’re heading towards some important changes. Specifically, I think the time for mass market smartphones and tablets is rapidly nearing an end. It’s not that we won’t have any big products, but post-iPhone 6, I think it’s going to be much harder for any vendors (including Apple) to create something that has enormous mass appeal. The reasons for my thinking are pretty simple. As people have become more comfortable and familiar with smartphones (and tablets), they’ve started to realize the specific…
  • Mars Needs Indians. Earth Needs Women. The Internet Needs Balloons.

    Brian S Hall
    29 Sep 2014 | 12:11 am
    Question: What can a country with over a billion people and a per capita GDP of $4,000 do with the cash it costs to make a middling Hollywood blockbuster? Answer: Send a spacecraft to Mars! On their first try! We do not seem to be talking enough about this, so I will repeat: India sent a spacecraft to Mars! For $74 million! The craft is in an elliptical orbit around the Red Planet, ostensibly sending back information on the planet’s atmosphere and weather. There is so much money and so much potential and so much to do and I am amazed and giddy by India’s achievement and also…
  • Tech.pinions Podcast: BlackBerry Passport, iPhone 6 “Bendgate”

    Bob O'Donnell
    27 Sep 2014 | 1:00 am
    Welcome to this week’s Tech.pinions podcast. This week Tim Bajarin, Bob O’Donnell, Jan Dawson and Ben Bajarin discuss the release of BlackBerry’s Passport phone and analyze the impact of the Apple controversies around the bending of iPhone 6′s and glitches in iOS 8.0.1. Click here to subscribe in iTunes. If you happen to use a podcast aggregator or want to add it to iTunes manually the feed to our podcast is: techpinions.com/feed/podcast Runtime: 27:49
  • How Apple’s Business Model Burned Samsung

    Tim Bajarin
    26 Sep 2014 | 1:26 am
    I have been amused by Samsung’s current TV ads saying they were first to market with a smartphone over 5 inches and staking claim to being the one who blazed the trail and showed the market there was demand for larger smartphones. In a recent interview with Bloomberg, Google Chairman Eric Schmidt reinforced this idea when he was asked about Apple’s success with the iPhone 6 and he stated: “I’ll tell you what I think,” Schmidt said. “Samsung had these products a year ago.” Bloomberg reporter Stephanie Ruhle quickly pointed out, however, that…
  • The Future of Retail

    Ben Bajarin
    25 Sep 2014 | 10:29 am
    Physical retail and the world of technology have yet to combine in any meaningful way. I believe that is all about to change. Having spent more time speaking with retailers recently, it is clear they are about to make a technological leap. All of them have a deep fear of Amazon. Showrooming is a trend… This content is for Insider Monthly and Insider Yearly members only. Visit the site and log in/register to read.
 
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    Notebooks.com

  • Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga 11e Chromebook Review: Great Rugged Chromebook

    Kevin Purcell
    5 Sep 2014 | 1:35 pm
    Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga 11e Chromebook Review: Great Rugged Chromebook is a post by Kevin Purcell from Notebooks.com. As Chromebooks become more popular among schools, a rugged and yet still... This is a summary. Please visit Notebooks.com for the full article.
  • Lenovo N20p Chromebook Review: Touch on a Nice 11-inch Design

    Kevin Purcell
    4 Sep 2014 | 1:31 pm
    Lenovo N20p Chromebook Review: Touch on a Nice 11-inch Design is a post by Kevin Purcell from Notebooks.com. The Lenovo N20p Chromebook lets users get their hands — or, more specifically,... This is a summary. Please visit Notebooks.com for the full article.
  • HP Slatebook 14: Can Android on a Laptop Work?

    Kevin Purcell
    21 Aug 2014 | 7:49 am
    HP Slatebook 14: Can Android on a Laptop Work? is a post by Kevin Purcell from Notebooks.com. The HP Slatebook 14 seems like a great idea. It’s an Android powered laptop with nice hardware for... This is a summary. Please visit Notebooks.com for the full article.
  • Acer Chromebook 13 with NVIDIA Tegra K1 Processor and 1080p Launches

    Kevin Purcell
    20 Aug 2014 | 9:35 am
    Acer Chromebook 13 with NVIDIA Tegra K1 Processor and 1080p Launches is a post by Kevin Purcell from Notebooks.com. Acer and NVIDIA teamed up to finally give Chromebook fans what they want: a... This is a summary. Please visit Notebooks.com for the full article.
  • 8 Awesome Accessories for Back to School

    Kevin Purcell
    9 Aug 2014 | 9:33 am
    8 Awesome Accessories for Back to School is a post by Kevin Purcell from Notebooks.com. As students get ready for going back to school soon, they should consider bringing along some accessories to... This is a summary. Please visit Notebooks.com for the full article.
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    Tech Talk

  • TECH TALK

    29 Sep 2014 | 9:00 pm
    A start-up wants to improve the quality of our cell phone calls by elminating background noise. The story is today's TECH TALK. (Magid, self-ID)
  • TECH TALK

    28 Sep 2014 | 9:00 pm
    A new vulnerability is affecting Unix machines and even though it doesn't impact most personal computers, it can affect the web services that we use. The story is today's TECH TALK. (Magid, self-ID)
  • TECH TALK

    25 Sep 2014 | 10:00 pm
    Some critics say Apple's latest iPhone can get bent out of shape, but some smart phones are designed for flexibility. The story in today's TECH TALK. (Magid, self-ID)
  • TECH TALK

    23 Sep 2014 | 9:00 pm
    A new iPhone app called Talko re-imagines phone calls. The story is today's TECH TALK. (Magid, self-ID)
  • TECH TALK

    22 Sep 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Apple reported record first weekend sales of more than 10 million iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus phones but just because the phone got off to a great start doesn't mean that it won't soon be pressured by some great competing phones. The story is today's TECH TALK. (Magid, self-ID)
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    TechCrunch

  • Native Ad Company Sharethrough Raises $10M From British Sky Broadcasting And Others

    Anthony Ha
    29 Sep 2014 | 11:15 pm
     Earlier this month, Sharethrough announced its European expansion, and it jumpstarted those efforts by acquiring London-based competitor VAN. Now it looks like the company will also be getting help from one of the region’s big media companies — British Sky Broadcasting. Specifically, Sharethrough is announcing a $5 million strategic investment from BSkyB. With the participation… Read More
  • iPhone 6 And 6 Plus Arrive In China On October 17

    Kyle Russell
    29 Sep 2014 | 10:47 pm
     Apple has announced the official launch date for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus in China. On October 10, customers will be able to pre-order the devices from Apple’s site. On October 14, they’ll be able to put earlier orders in at Apple’s retail locations, and devices will become available for pickup on October 17. Read More
  • Hem, Fab’s Pivot Into Home Furnishings, Goes Live In 40 Markets

    Ingrid Lunden
    29 Sep 2014 | 9:59 pm
     Three months after Fab.com, the New York-based design/fashion marketplace, acquired Helsinki’s One Nordic and announced its intention to pivot its European business to focus solely on original home furnishings, the company is putting its eggs into a new basket — or basket chair, as the case may be. Today it is launching Hem, selling Scandinavian-style tables, shelves and… Read More
  • PotatoStock Actually Happened

    John Biggs
    29 Sep 2014 | 8:00 pm
     It couldn’t have happened to a nicer guy. Zack “Danger” Brown, he of the potato salad Kickstarter, held the first annual PotatoStock in Columbus, Ohio where he and thousands of potato lovers enjoyed beer, music, companionship, and salad. I met Zack a few weeks ago, just before PotatoStock, and he told me of an amazing festival of love, happiness, and mayonnaise. Brown is… Read More
  • Microsoft Will Start To Explain The Future Of Windows Tomorrow Morning

    Alex Wilhelm
    29 Sep 2014 | 5:18 pm
     Gird thyself, a new Windows approaches. Tomorrow morning in San Francisco, Microsoft will show off some part of its next operating system in a long-awaited event whose existence leaked before it was formally announced. The market is expectant, and the technology and business media will have its eyes trained on what Redmond has on offer. In the past few days, odd rumors have cropped up: Will… Read More
 
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    Mobile and Social Media

  • How it Happened and What it Was Like to Spend Two Hours with Steve Wozniak, Founder of Apple

    hilzfuld
    8 Sep 2014 | 12:07 am
    By: Hillel Fuld (@Hilzfuld) Many years ago (ok, not that many but 5 years in virtual land is a lot!), I decided I was going to interview people who inspire me. Since then, I have been doing so as often as I can. Here are all my superstar interviews. When I first decided to try to reach these people, I set my goals quite high and even made myself laugh at the thought of ever accomplishing the goal of meeting and/or interviewing the Woz. Well, it took me all those years but then a few months back, I managed to land my Woz interview. That is old news though, so why am I telling you this? Well,…
  • How and Why to Interview Superstars with Twitter and Google+

    hilzfuld
    10 Aug 2014 | 10:03 pm
    By: Hillel Fuld As you might have noticed, I have been posting interviews with some of the shakers of the Web and tech industries. This is something I started doing a while back. While these interviews have been a great experience for me to learn from some of the biggest names out there, the main advantage has been the relationships I have created. I love the fact that I can DM Alyssa Milano or joke around with Robert Scoble. I have spoken to Mike McCue on the phone (he is just as nice as online), and I am always learning from Chris Pirillo. Why am I telling you this? Because, as awesome as…
  • An Interview with the Legendary Damian Burns, Google’s Director of Global Strategic Partnerships

    hilzfuld
    25 Jul 2014 | 12:15 am
    By: Hillel Fuld (@hilzfuld) As you might have noticed, I like to interview people. Really important people. I literally made myself a list of individuals that I would one day, somehow, hope to have the privilege to interview. Some of them were a little out there. You know, people like the actress Alyssa Milano (remember Who’s the Boss? Good times.), Om Malik, the father of tech journalism, and even Steve Wozniak who founded this small company called Apple with his buddy Steve Jobs in their garage. I set myself some pretty high goals and so far, so good. Alyssa Milano One of the people…
  • iPhone 6: Say Goodbye to Cracked Screens, Scratched Displays, or Color Distortion of Any Kind

    hilzfuld
    8 Jul 2014 | 11:21 pm
    By: Hillel Fuld (@hilzfuld) Listen up, folks. I am not a big fan of product leaks or Apple rumors. I mean, we all know that prior to every big Apple launch of any kind, the rumor mill goes into high gear. How often are those rumors accurate? Not very often… But then there are some sources that you just know are reliable. Marques Brownlee is one such source. And this video of the iPhone 6 display is obviously legit so can we just put that behind us and discuss the topic at hand? Great. According to many sources, the iPhone will introduce the first display on a mobile phone made out of…
  • The One Android Flaw that Kept me on iPhone but Is Now Fixed in Android L

    hilzfuld
    3 Jul 2014 | 6:58 am
    By: Hillel Fuld (@hilzfuld) Listen, I have no intention of starting an iOS vs Android debate here so if that is why you opened this article, allow me to introduce you to the little X in the corner… I use an iPhone 5S as my daily phone and until recently, there was no way I was going to replace that with an Android device. Yes, I am fully aware that some of the newer Android flagship devices are more impressive than the iPhone, in both personality and looks, but for me, despite many MANY attempts, I stuck with iPhone. I have played with the Nexus 5. I have even played with the HTC M8.
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    Mashable

  • Instagram Artist Beautifully Manipulates Photos Using Only His iPhone

    Max Knoblauch
    30 Sep 2014 | 2:30 am
    Robert Jahns' Instagram account is a stunning example of how far mobile photo editing and manipulation have come. Using the apps ArtStudio, Filterstorm, PhotoForge2, VSCOcam and Snapseed in conjunction with actual pictures taken by himself or collaborators, Jahns creates surreal and intriguing images using only his iPhone 5S. See also: 8 Famous Photographers Worth Following on Instagram "I love rooftop views and urban exploration. I really dig dance/people photography and landscapes as well," Jahns told Mashable in an email. "Some edits require about 2 hours and other edits require several…
  • The Shocking Evolutions of 8 Iconic Female Gaming Characters

    Yohana Desta
    30 Sep 2014 | 2:03 am
    Makeovers aren't just for reality TV. Most video game redesigns incorporate new characters, along with detailed costumes and evolving physiques. Just ask Lara Croft, the titular character of the successful Tomb Raider series. Since 1996, she's been nipped and tucked all over, constantly varying her original outfit. She's not the only one — from the ladies of Street Fighter, to the timeless Princess Zelda, many an iconic female character has been the product of a new program design. Sometimes the changes are severe and sexual, and sometimes they're near insignificant, signaling a…
  • Nasty iOS 8 Bug Could Reportedly Erase Your iCloud Drive Documents

    Stan Schroeder
    30 Sep 2014 | 1:03 am
    After a disastrous iOS 8.0.1 rollout and a ton of publicity surrounding Bendgate, saying that Apple had a bad week is an understatement Unfortunately for Apple, things aren't looking much better this week, as MacRumors reports on a particularly nasty iOS 8 bug, which could potentially erase the iWork documents stored in your iCloud drive See also: Purposely Bending an iPhone Doesn't Mean Bendgate Is Real, It Means You're an Assh*le According to the report, the option to "Reset All Settings," found under Settings — General — Reset in iOS 8, also deletes documents from the iCloud…
  • Apple to Bring iPhone 6 and 6 Plus to China on October 17

    Stan Schroeder
    29 Sep 2014 | 11:41 pm
    Apple has announced the availability date for its iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus smartphones in China: October 17 The devices will be available at Apple's retail stores, Apple authorized resellers and with all three major carriers: China Mobile, China Telecom and China Unicom See also: iPhone 6 Now Available in More Than 20 Countries Both the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus will support China's TD-LTE and FDD-LTE high-speed data networks The suggested retail prices are 5,288 Chinese yuan ($860) for the 16GB iPhone 6, while the 64GB and the 128GB versions will cost 6,088 yuan ($991) and 6,888 yuan…
  • Women Are Vastly Underrepresented in On-Screen Workforce, Study Finds

    Matt Petronzio
    29 Sep 2014 | 11:00 pm
    Hopefully you've already heard of the Bechdel test, which asks if a film (or, really, any work of fiction) meets three criteria: There are two or more female characters with names, they talk to each other and the topic of conversation is about something other than a man It seems simple enough, but as of June, half of 2014's films failed the test. Now, according to a new U.N.-backed report from the Geena Davis Institute on Gender and Media, we see that women aren't equally represented in their on-screen professions, either. See also: 5 Times the Internet Demanded Gender Equality The first-ever…
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    Techdirt

  • Crowdfunding A Patent-Free Drug For Treating Cancer

    Glyn Moody
    30 Sep 2014 | 1:11 am
    Here on Techdirt we've been pretty scathing about the way that Big Pharma develops drugs -- often poorly -- and then uses patent monopolies to keep prices so high that only rich Westerners can afford them. Of course, it's easy to complain about the flaws of the current approach, but are there any alternatives? We've already covered one -- using prizes - and now Carl Levinson points us to another potentially powerful approach: crowdsourcing. It's already been adopted by 'Project Marilyn' to develop a patent-free anti-cancer drug: The campaign will fund a xenograft experiment, which is the next…
  • Another Reason For Moving To Open Access: Encouraging Scientific Debates

    Glyn Moody
    29 Sep 2014 | 9:08 pm
    Techdirt has written often enough about how copyright is used to censor criticism. QuestionCopyright.org has an interesting post that offers a variation on that theme: copyright getting in the way of a scientific debate. A band of researchers has been tirelessly trying to demonstrate that a body of scientific work which rests on a paper from over 10 years ago is completely wrong. The only problem is, their argument isn't being allowed to stand or fall on its merits -- instead, copyright restrictions are interfering with their ability to make their case at all. The issue is that in order to…
  • DailyDirt: Traveling Fast Via Waterways

    Michael Ho
    29 Sep 2014 | 5:00 pm
    An enormous amount of cargo travels by boat, and historically, sea transport has been the largest carrier of freight. However, traveling over water isn't a very speedy mode of transportation (typically <20 mph), but there are some possible ways to go faster (though they don't come cheap). Here are just a few examples of sea-going ships that would definitely beat a slow boat to China. Chinese researchers are working on making super-fast submarines that can travel over 750 mph. The vessels would rely on supercavitation (aka forming bubbles around the ship) and some kind of liquid-membrane…
  • Executive Order 12333 Documents Redefine 'Collection,' Authorize Majority Of Dragnet Surveillance Programs

    Tim Cushing
    29 Sep 2014 | 3:51 pm
    Issued in 1981, updated in 1991 (to consolidate power, basically) and continuously expanded (mostly unofficially) since 2001, Executive Order 12333 (EO 12333) is what grants surveillance powers to our nation's intelligence agencies. Foreshadowing the severe twisting of the English language that follows (see also: NSA-to-English dictionary), the opening paragraphs note that what certain wording sounds like isn't actually what it means. [pdf link] In spite of the constraining appearance of all the requirements, under E.O. 12333, DoD Directive 5240 .IR, and DIAR 60-4, intelligence activities…
  • How The Rule Of Law Is Actually Undermining Human Rights

    Mike Masnick
    29 Sep 2014 | 2:44 pm
    This is from a little while ago, but I just had a chance to listen to a fascinating and eye-opening lecture by Professor Conor Gearty at the London School of Economics (LSE posts many of their public lectures online as podcasts, some of which are really excellent). The lecture was officially entitled: Human Rights, Security and the Rule of Law after Snowden. It caught my attention for a variety of reasons, including the inclusion of Snowden, but the bigger point of the lecture actually had very little to do with Snowden. It's really about the gradual and systematic undermining of human rights…
 
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    The Register

  • Payment security vastly improved when you DON'T ENTER your BANK DETAILS

    OUT-LAW.COM
    30 Sep 2014 | 1:28 am
    Entering randomly generated ‘tokens’ makes it safer – report Developments around "tokenisation" should help to “instil confidence in a payments environment challenged by more frequent data breaches” and fraud, according to a report released by the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston.…
  • Into the compute era ...Your data centre for the next 25 years

    David Gordon
    30 Sep 2014 | 1:01 am
    Join us in the Reg Studios today Register now to watch today's live webcast on optimising your IT for the next wave of converged infrastructure.…
  • Balls of destruction CRUSH your fancy new storage systems ... better get used to it

    StorageBod
    30 Sep 2014 | 12:32 am
    Start planning for disruptive software upgrades Storagebod  Has EMC started an unwelcome trend? I had a discussion about roadmaps with a vendor this week, and its reps talked about substantial upcoming changes to their architecture. My questioning, "but surely that’s not just a disruptive upgrade but destructive?" was met with an affirmative. Of course, like EMC's XtremIO upgrades, the update would not be compulsory, but probably an advisable installation.…
  • Alleged mobile spyware sellers cuffed in US

    Richard Chirgwin
    30 Sep 2014 | 12:03 am
    Feds take StealthGenie offline pending trial Allegedly selling spyware has landed a Pakistani man in trouble with the Feds, with the FBI collaring 31-year-old Hammad Akbar from Lahore cuffed on Monday for flogging StealthGenie.…
  • Grooveshark caught in a net of its own making

    Richard Chirgwin
    29 Sep 2014 | 11:42 pm
    DMCA didn't protect staff uploads: judge Music streaming service Grooveshark has become the latest casualty of copyright law, courtesy of executives trying to boost its catalogue in its start-up days.…
 
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    Digital Trends

  • iPhone 6 to go on sale in China after regulator gives approval

    Trevor Mogg
    30 Sep 2014 | 2:15 am
    China has given permission for Apple's new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus to be used on its wireless networks, paving the way for sales of the handsets in the world's biggest smartphone market. The post iPhone 6 to go on sale in China after regulator gives approval appeared first on Digital Trends.
  • First Drive: 2015 Honda CR-V

    Andrew Hard
    30 Sep 2014 | 2:15 am
    The Honda CR-V helped establish the compact crossover sector, and, for 2015, it’s rewriting the book. With luxury-car levels of tech and a penchant for small details, Honda reputation for quality isn’t going anywhere. The post First Drive: 2015 Honda CR-V appeared first on Digital Trends.
  • Adobe is testing a streaming version of Photoshop for Chromebooks

    Mike Flacy
    29 Sep 2014 | 8:45 pm
    Definitely useful for any Chromebook users that requires more advanced image editing tools, Adobe is bringing Photoshop to the Google Chromebook through streaming access in a Chrome browser. The post Adobe is testing a streaming version of Photoshop for Chromebooks appeared first on Digital Trends.
  • HP’s new Stream laptops start at $200, trudge on Chromebook’s turf

    Konrad Krawczyk
    29 Sep 2014 | 4:15 pm
    Say hello to HP's new Stream notebooks, which start at $200, and promise to wage war on similarly-priced Chromebooks. Learn more here. The post HP’s new Stream laptops start at $200, trudge on Chromebook’s turf appeared first on Digital Trends.
  • Kids stupidly destroy iPhone 6 Plus in Apple Store to prove Bendgate is real

    Williams Pelegrin
    29 Sep 2014 | 3:48 pm
    The Bendgate craze continues, as two 15-year-old boys entered an Apple Store and purposely destroyed an iPhone 6 Plus to prove that Bendgate is real. The video caused quite a bit of outrage, leading one of the boys to apologize. The post Kids stupidly destroy iPhone 6 Plus in Apple Store to prove Bendgate is real appeared first on Digital Trends.
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    Lifehacker

  • The Software Development and Camera Combo Bag

    Thorin Klosowski
    29 Sep 2014 | 5:00 pm
    These days, prepping your bag is rarely about preparing for one task. Case in point, software developer and photographer Dean Putney needed a bag that could handle both his jobs at once.Read more...
  • Slap Garnishing Herbs to Bring Out the Most Flavor

    Patrick Allan
    29 Sep 2014 | 4:00 pm
    An herbs flavor and aroma comes from the essential oils inside, and knowing how to release those oils properly is important. For plate and cocktail garnishes, a simple way to release those oils is with a good slap.Read more...
  • Apple has released a patch for last week's Shellshock bug.

    Whitson Gordon
    29 Sep 2014 | 3:40 pm
    Apple has released a patch for last week's Shellshock bug. If you didn't patch the bug manually , you can download and install Apple's patch for OS X Mavericks here.Read more...
  • Find the Solution to Any Stain with This Searchable Database

    Patrick Allan
    29 Sep 2014 | 3:00 pm
    Nobody likes a big ugly stain on their carpet or clothing. This searchable database has stain solutions for everything from automotive oil to mustard.Read more...
  • Overcome TV Show Binge-Watching with a Lesson In Plot

    Patrick Allan
    29 Sep 2014 | 2:30 pm
    If you can't seem to stop your TV show streaming marathon, learning about the plot lines that hook you in can help you break away and get some decent sleep .Read more...
 
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    Gizmodo

  • Google's Modular Phone Will Let You Swap Hardware While It Runs

    Jamie Condliffe
    30 Sep 2014 | 1:30 am
    Google's plan to create a cheap and versatile modular smartphone, known as Ara, has garnered interest from more than just the humble consumer . Now, it's been revealed that you'll be able to swap virtually all of its components without ever switching the phone off.Read more...
  • The Apple Watch Is on Show at Paris Fashion Week

    Jamie Condliffe
    30 Sep 2014 | 12:30 am
    Apple has made it well known that its Watch is more than a piece of technology: it's a thoroughbred fashion item, too, which has received critical acclaim from watch experts as well as tech journalists. Which explains why it's showing the device off at Paris Fashion Week.Read more...
  • What it's like to be on the railroad when a train zooms by at 75mph

    Casey Chan on Sploid, shared by Casey Chan to Gizmodo
    29 Sep 2014 | 11:13 pm
    I'll admit it: I ducked. The combination of the zipping sounds with the light shining in and out twisted my senses all out of whack. I felt the speed of the train even though I was sitting on my chair and I just wanted the video to end because I couldn't handle watching it any more.Read more...
  • How the hell can an ice cube turn into an ice sphere using brute force?

    Jesus Diaz on Sploid, shared by Casey Chan to Gizmodo
    29 Sep 2014 | 10:04 pm
    In Japan they love to make perfect ice for perfect drinks. For that they use these metal machines to turn huge ice cubes into ice spheres using nothing but brute force. Surprisingly, the ice doesn't break thanks to the MAGICS of physics. Read more...
  • The cute animated history of the van

    Casey Chan on Sploid, shared by Casey Chan to Gizmodo
    29 Sep 2014 | 8:57 pm
    Though this animation bit is made by Mercedes Benz and probably goes through a little revisionist history on who invented the van (Benz says it was Benz), it's still a cute take on the history of such an important vehicle in the history of mankind. Yes, the van was and still is important.Read more...
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    Engadget RSS Feed

  • Premier Inn's new smart hotel lets you book, check in and get cosy with an app

    Matt Brian
    30 Sep 2014 | 1:40 am
    More than four years in the making, Premier Inn has taken the wraps off its first smart hotel rooms. The UK's biggest hotel chain has embraced mobile with both hands, letting you book your stay, check in and play with various room settings using its...
  • 'Doctor Who' skins for 'Minecraft' hit Xbox 360 this Friday

    Timothy J. Seppala
    30 Sep 2014 | 1:28 am
    Fancy yourself a master of the Sonic Screwdriver? Well, in a few days you can put those skills to the test... in Minecraft, that is. Whether you're a timelord fanperson or a Dalek-sympathizer, you'll be able to show it off once the Doctor Who skin...
  • Apple Watch makes first public appearance at Paris Fashion Week

    Steve Dent
    30 Sep 2014 | 12:44 am
    Colette is one of those ultra-hip Paris shops that may tempt you with its eclectic toys, clothing, tech and art -- until you see the prices. For Fashion Week in Paris, it's about to have a shiny new bauble: the Apple Watch. The store has announced a...
  • Judge finds Grooveshark employees guilty of mass copyright-infringement

    Timothy J. Seppala
    30 Sep 2014 | 12:02 am
    Grooveshark's disappearing and reappearing act looks like it could finally come to an end; permanently. A Manhattan judge has ruled that because Grooveshark employees themselves had uploaded 5,977 songs to the service and infringing on copyrights in...
  • Apple's iPhone 6 and 6 Plus coming to China on October 17th

    Steve Dent
    29 Sep 2014 | 10:58 pm
    Apple has finally revealed the date that its new iPhones will be available to eager users in mainland China: Friday, October 17th. The devices had been delayed pending regulatory approval, but Apple was finally granted a license earlier today by the...
 
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    TechCrunch » Gadgets

  • iPhone 6 And 6 Plus Arrive In China On October 17

    Kyle Russell
    29 Sep 2014 | 10:47 pm
     Apple has announced the official launch date for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus in China. On October 10, customers will be able to pre-order the devices from Apple’s site. On October 14, they’ll be able to put earlier orders in at Apple’s retail locations, and devices will become available for pickup on October 17. Read More
  • HP Plunges Downmarket With A $99 Windows Tablet, $199 Windows Notebook

    Matt Burns
    29 Sep 2014 | 4:23 pm
     The race to the bottom is back. Reminiscent of the netbook war of yesteryear, HP just followed Toshiba’s lead with a $99 tablet along with introducing a $199 Windows notebook. Expect to see these colorful devices at a department superstore near you. HP hasn’t revealed the specs powering these Windows 8 machines. That’s by design and as we’ve said for years, the spec is… Read More
  • BlackBerry Is Gonna Get Weird With Smartphone Design At Least Once A Year

    Darrell Etherington
    29 Sep 2014 | 11:35 am
     BlackBerry could be about to become the most interesting company in the smartphone business: The Canadian telecommunications firm will deliver a minimum of one “unconventional device” per year, according to a new report from Reuters, following the launch of the square-screened Passport last week. The Passport is definitely an outlier gadget, with its wide-bodied construction… Read More
  • For Those About To Rock The Jamstik, We Salute You

    John Biggs
    29 Sep 2014 | 10:55 am
     I love stringed MIDI instruments. After messing with the gTar two years ago I’ve been looking for the perfect portable MIDI device that allows me to meld my inability to play keyboards with my sub-par guitar skills. Perhaps I’ve finally found my perfect match. We first met the Jamstik last year and I’ve been waiting to get my hands on a unit since. The team is finally… Read More
  • Mophie’s Samsung Galaxy S5 Juice Pack Gives You Ample Smartphone Life

    Darrell Etherington
    29 Sep 2014 | 10:54 am
     Mophie has a new Juice Pack out, designed for the Galaxy S5. The case packs a huge 3,000 mAh battery within its glossy shell, which is slightly larger than the 2,850 mAh unit within the Galaxy S5 itself. True, you could carry around a spare battery for the GS5 and pop the back whenever you want more power, but the Mophie’s extra juice is just a switch away, and it includes passthrough… Read More
 
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    Ubergizmo

  • Alcatel’s Pop Mega Phablet Will Be Bundled With A Smaller Phone

    Tyler Lee
    30 Sep 2014 | 2:37 am
    When it comes to making multipurpose devices, ASUS has done an interesting job with products like the ASUS PadFone. It’s essentially a phone housed in a tablet that can also be separated and used as a phone only. This is great for those who want a tablet and a phone at the same time. Well it looks like Alcatel could have picked up a thing or two from ASUS as they have recently unveiled the Alcatel Pop Mega. Essentially the Pop Mega is a phablet. It will sport a whopping 6-inch display but what sets it apart from other smartphones of that size is that it comes with a Buddy. The Buddy is…
  • Blizzard Looking At eSports Possibilities With World Of Warcraft

    Tyler Lee
    30 Sep 2014 | 2:37 am
    When we think about eSports, we think of competitive games like StarCraft 2, DotA 2, League of Legends, and so on, and rarely do we equate playing an MMORPG like World of Warcraft as being one. That being said, it seems that Blizzard could be looking at ways to turn World of Warcraft into an eSport. Speaking to PCGamesN, Blizzard’s head of eSports Kim Phan was quoted as saying that this is an area that Blizzard wants to look at. “I can definitely say that WoW 3v3 Arena right now is kind of hard to watch, in the form that it is. And so there are things that we want to evaluate.”…
  • Super Smash Bros. 3DS Glitch Results In Humongous Characters

    Edwin Kee
    29 Sep 2014 | 10:22 pm
    It seems that those of you who have been enjoying Super Smash Bros. on your respective Nintendo 3DS consoles might want to take note that there is a glitch in the 3DS version which will actually cause your character to get blown up to comical proportions, that it might not be all that funny actually. Super Smash Bros. on the Nintendo 3DS happens to be available only in Japan at this point in time, and several YouTube videos, like the one above, has depicted just how one’s character would end up being a giant on screen. In fact, Yoshi looks set to be the most common character of the lot to…
  • iOS 8.1 Has Hidden Apple Pay Settings

    Edwin Kee
    29 Sep 2014 | 10:19 pm
    It looks like the first beta of iOS 8.1 which was seeded not too long ago has yet to show a significant number of alterations (some say improvements) to regular users, and it has taken developer Hamza Sood to actually reveal a slew of hidden settings as well as strings from the new version that might just pique your interest. For instance, what you see on the right happens to be a screenshot of a hidden Settings pane for Apple Pay within. This particular pane would enable users to manage their credit cards and debit cards that have been linked to Apple Pay after entering the relevant…
  • Windows Phone 8.1 Close To 40% Device Saturation

    Edwin Kee
    29 Sep 2014 | 10:13 pm
    Anything that can be measured, it can be improved, and when it comes to mobile operating systems, everyone is jostling for news to be presented in the most positive manner possible. Having said that, AdDuplex has taken a look at just how the Windows Phone ecosystem is doing for this month, and taking into consideration that they are a cross-promotion network that is featured in many apps, they are able to obtain some rather solid statistics. While nothing major has changed in this month, it looks like Windows Phone’s strongest point would be the low end market. Apparently, the Lumia 630 and…
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    GadgeTell

  • TechnologyTell Review: Life N Soul BE501 BT headphones

    Stanley Goodner
    29 Sep 2014 | 1:15 pm
    I first encountered Life N Soul at CES 2014. To me, they’re a very new company, but have a very big heart when it comes to audio and music. Their style draws you in and the sound keeps you around. Bluetooth wireless headphones are “in” right now. Does the Life N Soul BE501 have what it takes to compete? Read on and find out! Design & Controls The Life N Soul BE501 Bluetooth headphones come out of the box, glistening white with gray accents. There’s nothing exceptionally standout about the design, leaving it almost bordering on boring and dated. Almost. The upside is that the clean…
  • Samsung Galaxy Ace Style LTE discreetly breaks cover with AMOLED 4.3-inch screen

    Adrian Diaconescu
    29 Sep 2014 | 12:45 pm
    With little to no fanfare, Samsung just took the wraps off its umpteenth entry-level Android smartphone, dubbed Galaxy Ace Style LTE. The 4.3 incher carries the convoluted SM-G357FZ model number and is not to be mistaken for the Ace 4, Ace 4 LTE or Ace Style. All of which have seen daylight earlier in 2014. Man, this is confusing. Fortunately, we presume the Style LTE is… Continue reading Samsung Galaxy Ace Style LTE discreetly breaks cover with AMOLED 4.3-inch screen Related posts: Samsung discreetly unveils Galaxy S3 Slim with Android 4.2 and 4.5-inch screen Samsung announces the Galaxy S…
  • Blast music not ears, DUBS deliver safe audio experience

    Stanley Goodner
    29 Sep 2014 | 12:30 pm
    No matter how much you like listening to your favorite band through headphones or speakers, nothing quite compares to a live experience. I take every possible opportunity to see great performances at local venues whenever artists I follow pass through. I love my music loud, and they deliver. One problem many encounter is a residual ringing in the ears after being hammered by heavy… Continue reading Blast music not ears, DUBS deliver safe audio experience Related posts: Ultimate Ears Unveils World’s First Social Music Player Zen Aurvana: supreme music experience Sprint offers live video…
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 drops to $250 at Best Buy, get it while you can

    Adrian Diaconescu
    29 Sep 2014 | 11:48 am
    When Samsung supplemented its Galaxy Tab portfolio with a low-cost, low-end 8-inch option and a stunning, Super AMOLED display-donning 8.4 incher, it consciously brought the Tab Pro 8.4 dangerously close to extinction. Which was weird, given the Pro was merely six months old at the time of Tab S 8.4’s launch. Pretty soon, Tab Pros started disappearing from store… Continue reading Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 drops to $250 at Best Buy, get it while you can Related posts: Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 price drops to $170 on Amazon ($80 off) Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 price drops to $330 via Amazon…
  • Phiaton announces next-gen BT 220 earbuds with ANC

    Stanley Goodner
    29 Sep 2014 | 11:17 am
    If you’ve had the opportunity to get away from big cities for a night or two – like during a camping trip – you might have looked up at the sky to stare at stars. If the timing and location were right, it might have been a meteor shower show. Either way, there’s no contesting that a city’s air and light pollution really put a damper on celestial beauty. This same concept applies to enjoying music through headphones. All that daily white/background noise puts some… Continue reading Phiaton announces next-gen BT 220 earbuds with ANC Related posts: Phiaton Chord MS 530, Wireless…
 
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    TechNewsWorld

  • How to Tap Into iOS 8's Best New Communication Features

    Chris Maxcer
    29 Sep 2014 | 7:00 am
    Apple's iOS 8 is a free upgrade for iPhone owners who have an iPhone 4s up to the new behemoth iPhone 6 Plus. On the surface, iOS 8 looks a lot like iOS 7, but when you begin tapping down into it, there are dozens of new features and tweaks. Most everyone can find a few new features they can put to work to make their iPhones better than ever. Some are handy, some have "finally" arrived, and some are just plain cool. Here's your guide to the most useful and welcome iOS 8 changes to messages, keyboard, contacts and email functionality.
  • Apple and Oracle - Are We Suckers or What?

    Rob Enderle
    29 Sep 2014 | 5:00 am
    "There's a sucker born every minute." What's kind of funny about that famous quote is that there is no record of P.T. Barnum ever saying it, and there's a lot of evidence he was too smart to have done so. Whether Barnum made the observation or whether those words were uttered by any number of con men instead, the fact remains we are often excessively gullible. After watching members of the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology debate climate change last week, I'm not finding this at all endearing.
  • GNOME Again, GNOME Again, Jiggety Jig

    Katherine Noyes
    29 Sep 2014 | 5:00 am
    There's just never a dull moment here in the Linux blogosphere, and the last week or so has been a perfect illustration. Not only did the Shellshock bug hit the proverbial fan, but the ever-burning Systemd flames flared even brighter, thanks to the addition of some fresh fuel. What was that fuel, you may wonder? Oh, none other than the little tidbit of news from the Debian team that it's decided to make the GNOME desktop default again -- and that Systemd was at least part of the reason.
  • Gadget Ogling: Smart Wine, Wooly Sound and a Clever Light Bulb

    Kris Holt
    27 Sep 2014 | 8:52 am
    I give LG a little flak for constantly releasing new smartphones, but here's one with a twist. LG is pegging the Wine Smart as its first flip-style smartphone. Yes, the compact style is back, only this time its fuel is Android, instead of whatever arcane OS manufacturers might dream up. I suspect this is more about style than function, outside of a dedicated button for opening an instant messaging app. Still, it looks like a fun toy to take for a spin for a day or two.
  • The Power of Linux (Almost) Everywhere

    Jack M. Germain
    26 Sep 2014 | 6:03 pm
    Linux -- the free open source operating system for enterprise, small business and home computing use -- is not used everywhere yet. However, its user base crosses nearly every industry. Linux is in many places today. It's in consumer products like TVs and computer networking gear. Linux drives services that users do not even know run Linux. Think in terms of servers, Big Data farms and cloud storage facilities. The analytics and Big Data marketplaces host and run platforms and applications on top of Linux in data centers and in the cloud.
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    CNN.com - Technology

  • Mailmen ride electric unicycles

    29 Sep 2014 | 6:23 am
    One-wheeled transport has had a patchy history, but new electric unicycles may change urban commuting.
  • Mailmen ride electric unicycles

    29 Sep 2014 | 6:23 am
    One-wheeled transport has had a patchy history, but new electric unicycles may change urban commuting.
  • Apparently This Matters: Amputated leg lamp

    26 Sep 2014 | 1:42 pm
    It took a lot of effort for Leo Bonten to turn his amputated leg into a fully functional lamp. For starters, he had to break the damn thing in a freak kiddie pool accident.
  • Apparently This Matters: Amputated leg lamp

    26 Sep 2014 | 1:42 pm
    It took a lot of effort for Leo Bonten to turn his amputated leg into a fully functional lamp. For starters, he had to break the damn thing in a freak kiddie pool accident.
  • Trying to build a better breast pump

    25 Sep 2014 | 1:47 pm
    An eclectic group of engineers, designers, artists, parents and lactation consultants came together at MIT over the weekend to improve a necessary, unpopular device: the breast pump.
 
 
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    Liquidmatrix Security Digest

  • PLXsert warns of Spike DDoS Toolkit

    Bill Brenner
    24 Sep 2014 | 8:01 am
    Akamai’s Prolexic Security Engineering and Research Team (PLXsert) is tracking the spread of Spike, a new malware toolkit that poses a threat to embedded devices, as well as Linux and Windows systems. Several versions of Spike can communicate and execute commands to infected Windows, desktop Linux and ARM-based devices running the Linux operating system (OS), PLXsert said in an advisory Wednesday morning. From the advisory: Binary payloads from this toolkit are dropped and executed after the successful compromise of targeted devices, which may include PCs, servers, routers, Internet of…
  • Data Breach Victims or Enablers?

    Bill Brenner
    19 Sep 2014 | 8:28 am
    Back in May,  my good friend Eric Cowperthwaite caused a stir with a blog post about security breach victims getting demonized for failing to prevent break-ins. Other industry friends passionately disagreed. My thinking on the matter continues to evolve. But as is usually the case, my thinking takes me to the middle. Companies that suffer a breach — Home Depot and Target have been among this year’s biggest poster children — are victims. They don’t set out to put their customers’ data in danger and they probably thought they were practicing all due diligence…
  • After 9-11, Fear Made Us Stupid

    Bill Brenner
    12 Sep 2014 | 6:31 am
    Included in all the tweets and Facebook postings about the 13th anniversary of 9-11 yesterday was this from friend and co-worker Martin McKeay: Never forget 9/11 and terrorism. But don’t forget how many rights have been taken from us in the name of fighting terrorism. He’s got that right. There’s been plenty of outrage in recent years over the U.S. government running wild, violating our privacy in the name of security. The Bush Administration was rightly criticized over warrantless wiretapping. More recently, the Obama Administration and such government agencies as the NSA…
  • Exposing Gregory Evans: It Can Be Done

    Bill Brenner
    5 Sep 2014 | 6:06 am
    Thanks to the efforts of Attrition.org, we’ve known for years that LIGATT Security and Gregory Evans can’t be trusted. That article includes a long list of examples where Evans has committed plagiarism and threatened those who question his credentials as a hacker. There are court documents on the Internet that add to the evidence. I won’t go into the full summary of misdeeds here, because veteran security professionals have heard and seen it all before. Besides, I can’t do it any better than Attrition.org already has. Despite all we know about Evans, the mainstream…
  • Five security lessons from ‘Mars Attacks!’

    Bill Brenner
    28 Aug 2014 | 4:32 pm
    If you look closely, the 1996 Tim Burton film “Mars Attacks!” offers us a few security lessons. Let the following clip play as I run through some examples… Lesson 1: If you release a white dove over someone’s head before you verify who you’re dealing with, you have failed to practice due diligence. The resulting bad press could damage your brand. Lesson 2: Regarding Jack Nicholson’s speech about two out of three branches of the government still working: Layers of security may be smart, but if it’s badly configured and government-issued, it…
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    Developer Techno

  • Seven-Step Software Delivery Improvement Framework

    Developer Techno
    6 Sep 2014 | 8:01 pm
    Unlike some of those fervent Agile proponents who think the Agile process is "the end all and be all" solution of our IT ills, our approach to IT process improvement is based not on some vague process improvement for the sake of process, but on an organization's business needs and goals—the only condition for any process improvement effort to have a measurable and lasting success.Step 1: Identify the Business Sponsor and Her or His Needs and GoalsAs long as we recognize that the main objective in building software is to support a business, it will become obvious that for a software delivery…
  • THE MOBILE NETWORK - Throughput and Latency

    Developer Techno
    17 Aug 2012 | 8:02 am
    Although these acronyms and the constant evolution of cellular and wireless network technologycan be baffling, the important thing to understand is that a variety of networks are used to provide data connections to your users ’ devices. As with the physical and diversity - related challenges of the devices themselves, you need to be cautious about assumptions for these connections.Speed or throughput of the network connection is an obvious constraint. At the end of 2010, according to Akamai, the average fi xed - line broadband speed in the United States was 5Mbps,many factors faster than…
  • THE MOBILE NETWORK - Data Networks

    Developer Techno
    14 Aug 2012 | 7:58 am
    As you might imagine, the networks responsible for bringing content and services to a mobile device are also notably different from the networks to which you connect laptops and desktops. Many contemporary mid - and high - end mobile devices include WiFi data connectivity, and when used in that mode, the device is connecting to a local access point, which, in turn, is most likely connected to a regular broadband - grade connection. In this case, the network connection for the device is fast, reliable, and low in latency — just as it is for the other computers and devices that are connected…
  • THE TECHNICAL CHALLENGES OF MOBILE DEVICES - Browser Characteristics

    Developer Techno
    12 Aug 2012 | 7:48 am
    Less than 5 years ago, when most mobile devices used their own embedded or simple real - time operating systems, it appeared to mobile web developers as though there were as many operating system versions as there were models of devices. Given that these operating systems tended tocontain their own varied browser implementations, with no option for users to upgrade them or install alternatives, the challenge of delivering a reliable web experience to all of them was almost insurmountable. Such browsers were typically very limited, and often derived from their WAP browser precedents, provided…
  • THE TECHNICAL CHALLENGES OF MOBILE DEVICES - Physical Constraints

    Developer Techno
    8 Aug 2012 | 7:16 am
    Pick up any mobile device and look at it carefully. Of course, the first thing you notice is the size, shape, and weight of its physical implementation. Very old mobile devices can be easily recognized by their larger, ungainly form, but following a period in the 1990s and 2000s, during which manufacturers sought to develop ever smaller devices, most modern devices are now of broadly similar size and weight. Not by coincidence, this is about the size that fi ts comfortably into an adult hand.A limited selection of device form factors tend to prevail in today ’ s mobile market place. Some…
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    Pinoy Tech Blog - Philippines' Longest-running Technology Blog

  • Playing Halo: Spartan Assault on the Cherry Mobile Alpha Play

    Joey
    28 Sep 2014 | 11:21 pm
    We got to unbox the Cherry Mobile Alpha Play yesterday […] You might also like: Cherry Mobile Alpha Play 8-inch 1.33 GHz Quad Core Windows 8.1 Tablet Cherry Mobile Alpha Style 4-inch 1.2 GHz Quad Core Windows 8.1 Smartphone Cherry Mobile Alpha Luxe 5-inch 1.2 GHz Quad Core Windows 8.1 Smartphone
  • ADATA brings two DDR4 memory module lines in PH

    PTB
    28 Sep 2014 | 3:03 am
    Seeking to provide upgrade solution for PC DIY users vi […] You might also like: ADATA 10400mAh power bank enters PH market ADATA PV110 10400 mAh Power Bank launched ADATA launches UV130 and UV131 USB Flash Drives in the Philippines
  • ADATA 10400mAh power bank enters PH market

    PTB
    28 Sep 2014 | 3:02 am
    DRAM modules and NAND Flash application products manufa […] You might also like: ADATA PV110 10400 mAh Power Bank launched Giveaway: Mi 10400 mAh Power Bank, Mi 5200 mAh Power Bank and Mi Piston Headphone Buy a MiLi Power Sunny power bank and get a free PocketPal USB Adapter
  • ADATA launches UV130 and UV131 USB Flash Drives in the Philippines

    Joey
    27 Sep 2014 | 7:16 am
    ADATA recently launched the UV130 USB 2.0 Flash Drive a […] You might also like: ADATA DashDrive Durable UD320 USB OTG Flash Drive Review Sporty USB flash drives from KINGMAX SanDisk Launches SanDisk Extreme PRO Premium, High-Performance USB 3.0 Flash Drive
  • New Disney Infinity 2.0 launched in PH

    PTB
    27 Sep 2014 | 7:01 am
    Destiny Interactive formally launched in the Philippine […] You might also like: Infinity Blade III now available, gets a new character and new game features Infinity Blade 2 goes free along with other top iOS apps and games Smart Infinity wants you to watch WICKED in Manila
 
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    Shiny Shiny | Shiny Shiny

  • Retina iMacs might be on the way

    Tom Pritchard
    29 Sep 2014 | 9:24 am
    While they haven’t been ignored as much as the humble Mac Mini, there’s no denying that we’re about due for an iMac upgrade. According to rumours from 9to5Mac we might be seeing Retina iMacs hit our shelves in the near future. We don’t know when exactly, but 9t05Mac claims that the new machines are in the late stages of testing. The site speculates that they could be ready to launch alongside OS X Yosemite next month, but there is no real evidence to corroborate that. The betas of OS X Yosemite highlight resolutions of 6400 x 3600, 5760×3240, and 4096×2304, and…
  • The week in hashtags: #Bendgate, #OccupyCentral, #NotInMyName, #BakeOffInnuendo

    Lauren Bravo
    29 Sep 2014 | 8:28 am
    #NotInMyName and #MuslimApologies In his speech at the United Nations last week, President Obama referenced East London’s Active Change Foundation – the community group who began the #notinmyname campaign earlier this month, encouraging young Muslims to add their voice to the fight against Islamic State. The hashtag spread fast, and the #notinmyname video was viewed over 260,000 times. However, it also spawned a satirical response in the form of #MuslimApologies – a reaction to the idea that Muslims were somehow responsible for the actions of extremists. It was used to share…
  • Web founder Tim Berners-Lee wants an online bill of rights

    Diane Shipley
    29 Sep 2014 | 8:04 am
    Tim Berners-Lee, the man who invented the web (sidebar: that was 25 years ago, can you believe it?!), wants to ensure that the internet is free from government (or corporate) intrusion. Speaking at the Web We Want festival in London at the weekend, he said that we need to ensure that our internet freedoms aren’t stripped away by governments or private companies. Instead, as The Guardian reports, he called for an online version of the Magna Carta, the first English document that granted rights to citizens (waaaay back in 1215). In his role as director of the World Wide Web Consortium, an…
  • Google has hinted at the Android Lollipop name in the least subtle way imaginable

    Tom Pritchard
    29 Sep 2014 | 7:33 am
    So when Google announced the latest iteration of Android at I/O back in June they revealed it only as ‘Android L’. This has led to a lot of speculation over the past few months over what the name is, Lollipop? Lemon Meringue Pie? Lion Bar? We’ve heard rumours and speculation, and now Google has thrown us what might be a little hint. As you can see it’s about as subtle as a horse on roller skates. The search giant posted a GIF to celebrate its 16th birthday featuring a cake. Not just any cake, though, it’s a cake adorned with lollipops instead of candles. So it…
  • The HTC One M8 Eye might have dual 13MP cameras

    Tom Pritchard
    29 Sep 2014 | 7:22 am
    The HTC One M8 is a fantastic phone, there’s no doubt about that, but it still seems to be lagging behind the competition when it comes to the camera. If the rumours are true then a new version of the phone may be released, one that improves the One M8’s camera resolution from 4MP to 13MP. Megapixels and resolution aren’t the only things that make a camera good, and our own review points out that the One M8 does perform incredibly well in low-light areas thanks to HTC’s ‘Ultrapixel’ technology. Similarly the dual-cameras allow for a whole host of bonus…
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    Tech Digest | Tech Digest

  • Next iPads almost certainly getting TouchID

    James O'Malley
    30 Sep 2014 | 1:41 am
    It seems almost certain that the next generation of iPads will feature fingerprint-sensing TouchID technology – the same we’ve seen in the iPhone 5S and 6. Cult of Mac is reporting that developer Hamza Sood has done some digging into Apple’s release of iOS 8.1 and has found strings of text contained hidden within that make reference to the iPad. One string reportedly says “Pay with iPad using Touch ID. With Apple Pay, you no longer need to type card numbers and shipping information.” This wouldn’t be surprising – such a move has been widely expected…
  • Apple showing off the Apple Watch for one day only in Paris

    James O'Malley
    30 Sep 2014 | 12:56 am
    There’s still time to hop on the Eurostar and head over to Paris if you’re desperate to try out the Apple Watch – the device, which isn’t being released until next year – is being previewed today in a fancy French fashion store. According to, umm, The Daily Star (which is definitely a reliable source), Paris fashion store Colette will have the hotly anticipated wearable available to play with from 11am today – and it is already on display in the shop’s windows. Whilst you won’t be able to actually buy an Apple Watch, visiting the achingly trendy…
  • “Android L” to be officially known as “Lollipop”

    James O'Malley
    29 Sep 2014 | 8:09 am
    It seems that the next version of Android will be known as “Lollipop”, at least if this massive hint by the company is anything to go by. As spotted by our pals at ShinyShiny, Google posted the above image of a birthday cake to celebrate its 16th birthday… but with the cake adorned with not candles, but lollipops. This would continue Google’s confectionary-themed naming tradition. Previous iterations of the handheld OS have been known as KitKat, Jelly Bean, Gingerbread and so on. As we already know, the new OS will be getting some “material” changes too.
  • Did the Xbox One beat the PS4 in sales last week?

    James O'Malley
    29 Sep 2014 | 7:14 am
    Potentially big news for an anxious Microsoft as it has been reported that the Xbox One outsold the PS4 in the UK last week. According to MCV, the console which has until now played second-fiddle to Sony’s machine took the lead thanks to the release of Fifa 15 and a price cut that saw the console cut to £329 – or £349 with Fifa 15. (Sony later followed with its own price cut). According to MCV’s source, sales of the Xbox One jumped 155% – and whilst the PS4 was also boosted by 80%, the difference allowed Microsoft to edge ahead. It’ll be interesting to see…
  • WATCH: Nixie wearable drone is your own personal photographer

    James O'Malley
    29 Sep 2014 | 6:40 am
    Just as wearables were starting to become the norm, and just as drones are on the verge of taking over – a futuristic combination of the two has appeared. Produced for the Intel Make It Wearable challenge, the quad-copter can be worn around the wrist, before being launched with a tap: It’ll fly away from you and start recording. As you can see in the video – it is perfect for extreme sports people, and it means that selfies no longer require an awkwardly out-stretched arm. Our only question is “When will this be going into mass production?”
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    Gear Live

  • GoPro Hero4 Black edition offers 4K recording at 30fps

    Andru Edwards
    29 Sep 2014 | 5:58 pm
    GoPro has announced the new GoPro Hero4 Black Edition camera, which takes its top-of-the-line model and adds in 4K recording at 30 frames per second, what many video enthusiasts consider to be the holy grail for a pocket camcorder. That’s not all, as it can also do 1080p at 120 frames per second (great for slow motions video recording,) and takes 12 megapixel images, up to 30 per second. On the inside you’ll find a processor that is twice a fast as what was in the GoPro Hero3+ Black Edition, as well as a redesigned microphone with double the dynamic range as the previous model.
  • Apple prepping to launch iMac with Retina display alongside OS X Yosemite

    Andru Edwards
    29 Sep 2014 | 10:51 am
    According to reports from several outlets, Apple is set to finally bring its iMac desktop line into the future with the introduction of a Retina display with a 5K resolution. for the 27-inch model. The company is said to be in the late testing stage for the iMac with Retina display, which would put it on track to launch in the next couple of months. The smart money says that it’ll launch alongside OS X Yosemite, with other updates that include faster processors, improved Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, and Thunderbolt 2 ports. We expect that the Retina display would be a premium feature, with…
  • Unboxing Live 147: Apple iPhone 6 Space Gray

    Andru Edwards
    26 Sep 2014 | 12:51 pm
    Here's a look at the Space Gray iPhone 6 in our latest episode of Unboxing Live! We open up the smaller of the two new iPhone 6 models, giving you a look at everything in the box (spoiler: Lightning cable, AC adapter, and Earpods headphones) along with a tour of the 4.7-inch smartphone itself. We've already opened up the gold iPhone 6 Plus, which you should check out as well if you want to get a look at the gold finish. Pick up your own iPhone 6 from Apple! Don't forget to subscribe to Gear Live's YouTube channel, and don't forget--we are giving away awesome perks for our…
  • Apple releases iOS 8.0.2 with HealthKit & iPhone 6 Touch ID, cellular fixes

    Andru Edwards
    25 Sep 2014 | 8:53 pm
    After releasing iOS 8.0.1 yesterday, and then subsequently pulling it due to critical bugs it introduced on the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, Apple has released iOS 8.0.2 today. This release does everything that yesterday's iOS 8.0.1 update was supposed to do, while also eliminating a bug that caused both Touch ID and cellular connections to stop working on the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. Here is the full rundown: Fixes an issue in iOS 8.0.1 that impacted cellular network connectivity and Touch ID on iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Fixes a bug so HealthKit apps can now be made available on the App…
  • Apple iPhone 6 giveaway!

    Andru Edwards
    25 Sep 2014 | 5:23 pm
    Today in the Gear Live Deals Shop you can enter our iPhone 6 giveaway! The device is hard to come by in stores, is backordered online, and is the most popular smartphone on the market right now. And we're giving one away. Here's how this is gonna go down: The grand prize winner will walk away with a $650 Apple Store gift card, which will allow you to select the iPhone 6 of your choice. Ready to enter? Go get it: Enter our iPhone 6 giveaway Don’t forget, if you’re looking for other deals, be sure to check out our Newegg Promo Code thread. Oh, and if you're on…
 
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    TightWind

  • Hong Kong’s Challenge to China

    Kyle Baxter
    29 Sep 2014 | 6:02 pm
    After China placed limitations on candidates for Hong Kong’s city leader, Hong Kong erupted in protest. This, of course, presents a large challenge to Xi Jinping and the PRC. Edward Wong and Chris Buckley write for the Times: China’s Communist Party has ample experience extinguishing unrest. For years it has used a deft mix of censorship, arrests, armed force and, increasingly, money, to repress or soften calls for political change. But as he faces massive street demonstrations in Hong Kong pressing for more democracy in the territory, the toolbox of President Xi Jinping of China…
  • ‡ Apple Watch

    Kyle Baxter
    15 Sep 2014 | 8:52 am
    The phone dominates your attention. For nearly every use, the phone has your undivided attention. Browsing the web, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, watching video, reading, messaging—all require focus on a screen that fills your vision, your primary attention, and generally some kind of interaction. Everything else, too, is always a home button or notification-tap away at all times. Is that a shock when the phone is the single gateway to nearly everything? The PC is now for doing work, but the phone is for messaging, taking photos, sharing them, the web, Twitter, Facebook, finding places to…
  • The Successor to Siri and Open Data

    Kyle Baxter
    12 Aug 2014 | 5:43 pm
    The founders of Siri are working on a new service called Viv that can link disparate sources of information together to answer questions: But Kittlaus points out that all of these services are strictly limited. Cheyer elaborates: “Google Now has a huge knowledge graph—you can ask questions like ‘Where was Abraham Lincoln born?’ And it can name the city. You can also say, ‘What is the population?’ of a city and it’ll bring up a chart and answer. But you cannot say, ‘What is the population of the city where Abraham Lincoln was born?’” The system may have the data for both…
  • ‡ I Want to Know

    Kyle Baxter
    8 Aug 2014 | 2:41 pm
    When I was growing up, I was fascinated by space. One of my earliest memories—and I know this is strange—is, when I was four or five years old, trying to grasp the concept of emptiness in space. I imagined the vast emptiness of space between galaxies, nothing but emptiness. I tried to imagine what that meant, but most of all, I tried to imagine what it would look like. That question, what color empty space would be, rolled around my brain the most. I couldn’t shake it. I would be doing something–playing Nintendo, coloring, whatever–and that question would pop into my…
  • ‡ Apple’s Advantage

    Kyle Baxter
    3 Jun 2014 | 11:57 pm
    Monday’s WWDC Keynote was easily the largest set of changes made to Apple’s platforms since iOS 2 was announced in 2008. The effects of what was announced will be felt and discussed for years to come. There is a lot to think through and write about, which I will be doing in the coming weeks. However, something struck me during the keynote that felt fairly small but, upon thinking about it afterward, I think could end up being important to Apple’s future success. Apple announced further updates to their cloud service where you can save all of the photos and videos you take,…
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    Techie Buzz

  • One Plus One Coming to India Soon, One Plus Two Coming in Q2-Q3 2015

    Pallab De
    29 Sep 2014 | 10:54 am
    One Plus has managed to generate a lot of publicity and interest for a brand new company. Their first device – the One Plus One, was dubbed as the “Flagship Killer”. Extremely limited availability has prevented the device from registering even a blip in the world wide sales figures. However, the One did receive widespread acclaim for its high quality hardware and extremely competitive pricing. Today Carl Pei and David S from One Plus One answered questions from Redditors in an AMA. Here are some of the most interesting tidbits from their AMA. David and Carl On India Plans One Plus had…
  • Andrognito Can Encrypt and Hide Any File on Android

    Pallab De
    28 Sep 2014 | 5:50 am
    Everyone has something to hide. With smartphones becoming deeply integrated with each and every facet of our life, it’s only but natural that they’d contain sensitive data. And, as the recent iCloud breaches have shown us, some times it’s better to have private stuff on your device and within your control, instead of cloud storages that can be hacked remotely. Andrognito is an Android app that can hide and secure any file on your Android smartphone. The developer — Aritra Roy from Kolkata, India – named the app as a fusion of the words Android and Incognito. The app applies…
  • Samsung Galaxy Alpha Launched In India For INR 39,990

    Omkar Dutta
    27 Sep 2014 | 11:16 am
    Last month, Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Alpha smartphone with an iPhone-like design and a metal frame. Today, Samsung finally launched this Android 4.4 powered smartphone in India. Samsung Galaxy Alpha is the slimmest Galaxy device and it is compatible with the Samsung Gear Fit, Gear Live and Gear 2 wearables. Samsung Galaxy Alpha come with a price tag of INR 39,990 in India. This device will go on sale in the first week of October. Galaxy Alpha will be available in White, Black and Gold colours. Airtel subscribers will get 5 GB of free data for two months in 4G circles and 2 GB of free data…
  • BlackBerry Launches The Passport Smartphone With Square Display For $599

    Omkar Dutta
    24 Sep 2014 | 12:55 pm
    BlackBerry recently launched its Passport smartphone with a large square touch screen display. It is the first smartphone to feature the touch-enabled keyboard with gestures which helps you to efficiently type, edit and navigate. It comes with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 for the display and forged stainless steel for added strength. BlackBerry Passport runs on the latest BlackBerry 10.3 Operating System. It comes pre-loaded with the new BlackBerry Blend, BlackBerry Assistant, BlackBerry World and Amazon Appstore. BlackBerry Blend is a new feature which allows you to view instant message…
  • The New Moto X Launched In India For INR 31,999

    Omkar Dutta
    24 Sep 2014 | 4:31 am
    Earlier this month Motorola unveiled the 2nd generation Moto X along with the new Moto G at an event in India. They also announced that Indian customers will be the first to get their hands on the 2nd generation Moto X and Moto G. Today, the new Moto X will finally go on sale at midnight exclusively on Flipkart in India. The new Moto X packs a 5.2 inch full HD display, 2.5 GHz quad-core processor, 13 megapixel camera with 4k video recording and more. It comes with four noise-cancellation mic on the phone for better voice reception and an enhanced voice control. This handset will be available…
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    OLED Info

  • OTI reveals their first OLED lighting product, explains the company's technology and business

    oled
    26 Sep 2014 | 9:52 am
    OTI Lumionics unveiled their first OLED lighting product, the Aerelight desk lamp. It uses a single OLED lighting panel and is relatively affordable at $239 (I said relatively!). OTI did not reveal the technical details - but they did say it offers a brightness of up to 1,000 lux at maximum brightness. The lamp will ship in early 2015.OTI was established in 2011 by researchers and engineers from the University of Toronto, with an aim to develop OLED lighting technologies. The company developed new OLED materials (electrode materials and transparent conductors) and also a new production…
  • DisplaySearch: the plastic AMOLED based Apple Watch display costs over $27 to make

    oled
    26 Sep 2014 | 1:31 am
    DisplaySearch estimate that the plastic OLED display used in the Apple Watch costs more than $27 (this is the production cost, not the display price). They say it is difficult to know for sure as the cost is highly dependent on yield rates at LG Display's fab and they do not know it yet. They assume a 60% yield rate for the $27 estimation.The $27 estimate includes the plastic AMOLED module, the touch panel interface and the cover glass (sapphire or glass, depends on the Watch model).Read more about DisplaySearch: the plastic AMOLED based Apple Watch display costs over $27 to make
  • Consumer Reports: OLED is the best display technology

    oled
    26 Sep 2014 | 1:10 am
    Consumer Reports says that OLED is the best display technology, as it combines the best features of plasmas and LCDs. They say that the emerging technology is "really going to shake up the television industry"."What we like about OLED is that it delivers on the deep black levels and unlimited viewing angles that we've come to expect from the best plasmas," said Claudio Ciacci from Consumer Reports. "At the same time it delivers on the power efficiency, super-thin bezel design and also the bright picture that we've come to expect from LCD TVs."Read more about Consumer Reports: OLED is the best…
  • Atehene developed a stronger FMM mask, will start offering it to OLED makers in early 2015

    oled
    26 Sep 2014 | 1:04 am
    The Nikkei Asian Review reports that Athene, a Japanese semiconductor technology maker, developed a new shadow mask (or Fine Metal Mask, FMM) specifically for high precision OLED production. The new mask is stronger and more durable than any other mask on the market, which means it can be used to make higher resolution OLEDs.Samsung AMOLED productionThis new strong mask was achieved by adding nickel and iron materials to the standard metal mask. Athene's mask can withstand temperatures of up to 100 degrees Celsius without deformation, and the company says it can enable the production of OLED…
  • OLED inventors on the short list for the Nobel prize in chemistry

    oled
    26 Sep 2014 | 12:50 am
    Dr. Ching Tang and Steven Van Slyke are two OLED pioneers - in fact you can say that they invented OLEDs back in the late seventies when they worked for Eastman Kodak. The two wrote a seminal paper on OLEDs in 1976 that has been cited in more than 5,000 publications, and have been inducted to the CE hall of fame.The two scientists have been named for this year's citation laureates by Thomson Reuters - which quite accurately forecast Nobel Prize winners (since they started listing scientists in 2002, they accurately forecast 35 Nobel Prize winners). It will be great to see those two esteemed…
 
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    MRAM-Info

  • Advances in Non-volatile Memory and Storage Technology

    mram
    22 Sep 2014 | 9:43 pm
    This book presents a systematic overview of emerging non-volatile memory technologies. The book discusses recent improvements in flash technologies (such as 3D NAND), phase change memory and resistive random access memory technologies and alternative technologies such as STT-MRAM, ferroelectric and organic memory devices.ASIN:  Advances in Non-volatile Memory and Storage Technology (Woodhead Publishing Series in Electronic and Optical Materials)
  • Faster STT-MRAM via different field-like orientation

    mram
    31 Aug 2014 | 4:13 am
    Researchers from the A*STAR institute in Singapore suggest a new design that could make STT-MRAM devices faster. Using a computational model, the researchers tried different designs for the relative orientation of the magnetic fields in both MRAM layers (the 'field-like' term).The strength of the 'field-like' term depends on the device geometry and the materials used. Devices with a strong field-like term has a greater potential to reduce switching times than for devices in which the field-like term is negligible. A better understanding of the field-like term is still needed, but this work…
  • Everspin: 256Mb ST-MRAM chips coming soon

    mram
    23 Aug 2014 | 10:48 pm
    Here's an interesting video interview with Joe O'Hare, Everspin's Director of Product Marketing. Joe explains the company's MRAM (and ST-MRAM) tech and business, especially how it relates to enterprise SSD, which seems to be the focus of MRAM applications at the moment:During the interview, Joe updates that everspin is now designing a 256Mb chip, and this will be the next product the company will introduce. Currently their highest-density chip is the 64Mb ST-MRAM chip (announced in 2012, but only ramped-up recently).
  • Avalanche Technology announce four additional key MRAM and STT-MRAM patents

    mram
    7 Aug 2014 | 9:18 pm
    Avalanche Technology has been awarded new key patents in the areas of STT-MRAM technology, MRAM integration and manufacturing and perpendicular Magnetic Tunnel Junction (pMTJ) STT-MRAM. This follows eight new key patents awarded to Avalanche since the beginning of 2014.Avalanche (founded in 2006 and based in California, US) developed patented Spin Programmable STT-MRAM (SPMEM) memory that uses a revolutionary proprietary spin current and voltage switching technology. The company wants to license their technology for embedded applications and also build discrete standalone memory devices. In…
  • Everspin ramps up ST-MRAM chips, unveils three new customers

    mram
    7 Aug 2014 | 6:50 am
    Everspin announced the world's first STT-MRAM chip back in 2012, and they started offering it to customers in 2013. So far we only heard of a single product that actually uses those chips: Buffalo Memory's S6C industrial SATA III SSD. Today Everspin announced it is ramping up production, and the company disclosed several new customer and ecosystem relationships.Everspin is collaborating with FPGA leader Altera, and is showcasing three new customers: SMART Modular Technologies, Mobiveil and Mangstor. SMART Modular is demonstrating a PCIe-based, high speed, and persistent FPGA-based memory…
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  • 10/30/2016 - Introducing a Mobile-First Approach to Building Your Next App

    30 Oct 2016 | 9:00 am
    Wednesday, October 30, 2013 10AM PT, San Francisco 5pm - London | 1pm - New York | Thu, Oct 31th at 4am - Sydney | Thu, Oct 31th at 2am - Tokyo | Thu, Oct 31th at 1am - Beijing | 10:30pm - Mumbai Presented by: Carlos Andreu, Raj Balasubramanian Duration: Approximately 60 minutes. Cost: Free The webcast is based on an upcoming 'Mobile First' book that Raj Balasubramanian and Carlos Andreu are working on with O'Reilly Media. This hands-on webcast will cater to two class of developers - enterprise or backend developers who have dabbled in building web sites but hasn't spent much time on mobile,…
  • 12/09/2014 - Starting the quality system from scratch by Howard T Cooper

    9 Dec 2014 | 8:00 am
    Topic: Starting the quality system from scratchDescription of Topic:The opportunity to establish a new quality system from scratch has three potential results. The most rewarding is a cross-functional systems approach that balances quality activities to achieve product performance requirements and meeting internal and external customer requirements (needs & wants). The least desired outcome is a failed quality system that is so dysfunctional that it threatens the organization’s very existence. The final result is a quality system operating between the extremes of the above-described…
  • 11/17/2014 - TJC and CMS Update – The Latest from Executive Briefings

    17 Nov 2014 | 6:00 am
    Description: This webinar will cover what’s new in The Joint Commission’s survey process and requirements.  Includes time for Q&A session at the conclusion of the presentation.Cost: $225Register online: http://goo.gl/Whh62RUnlimited Attendance:  Purchase of webinar series includes access for one phone line and one computer log‐in to the web‐based presentation, but there is no limit to the number of staff at your organization who you can invite to participate and receive continuing nursing education credits. The purchase also includes access to an audio recording of the webinar…
  • 10/20/2014 - Creating a Just Culture While Advancing Patient Safety

    20 Oct 2014 | 7:00 am
    Description: This webinar will cover how to advance patient safety in your organization and best practices on how to create a just culture.  Includes time for Q&A session at the conclusion of the presentation.Unlimited Attendance:  Purchase of webinar series includes access for one phone line and one computer log‐in to the web‐based presentation, but there is no limit to the number of staff at your organization who you can invite to participate and receive continuing nursing education credits. The purchase also includes access to an audio recording of the webinar so that staff can…
  • How to Promote Your Webinar (part 2)

    18 Jun 2013 | 11:33 am
    This is part 2 of the How to Promote Your Webinar post I wrote a few weeks ago.  In the first part, I discussed using Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and industry publications.  Here are some more ideas: Video or audio introduction – Create a video or audio introduction about your webinar to embed in your website and event invitations.  Hearing or seeing an introduction to your webinar will help convert potential registrants.  Post it on YouTube, Viddler,Vimeo and other video sites to get more visibility. Email signature – Add your webinar to your email signature.  You’d be…
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    Tech Cocktail

  • Magician David Copperfield to Speak at Celebrate Conference

    Kira M. Newman
    29 Sep 2014 | 5:25 pm
    Today, we’re incredibly excited to announce that the “world’s greatest magician” David Copperfield will be joining us next week at Tech Cocktail Celebrate Conference in downtown Las Vegas! At 10 am on Tuesday, October 7, Copperfield will be taking the stage at Inspire Theatre. He’ll be chatting with Ben Parr, the former co-editor of Mashable, cofounder of the VC firm DominateFund, and author of Captivology. < Get your tickets here! > If you’re wondering what a magician is doing at a tech conference, you’ll soon find out. Copperfield has…
  • MyCircles: A Better Google Plus That Keeps Your Data Private

    Camila Souza
    29 Sep 2014 | 4:35 pm
    Social networks are suppose to be a reflection of your social life, but online. Since the launch of Facebook, many social networks launched to somewhat cater to specific needs of users. From online dating to professional social networks, you can join a network for almost anything these days. But what if you could have one platform where you could manage your different online social personalities? That’s the idea behind Miami-based MyCircles, an affinity-based social network that allows its users to customize their online experience by joining specific ‘Circles’ that are of interest…
  • HealthCare.com Launches Online Health Insurance Marketplace

    Camila Souza
    29 Sep 2014 | 3:11 pm
    Miami-based HealthCare.com launched today a health insurance comparison website where consumers will be able to research and buy healthcare plans. HealthCare.com now features nearly 200 carriers and more than 90,000 health insurance plans. HealthCare.com offers tools such as a tax subsidy calculator that estimates potential financial aid from the federal government, a tax penalty calculator to measure how much tax would be due if someone decided not to buy health insurance, and a shopping guide to compare various insurance plans to determine which is the best economical choice for each…
  • Tixers Announces Partnership with Xavier University

    Amanda Quick
    29 Sep 2014 | 1:30 pm
    For Season ticket holders and fans at Xavier University, their basketball season just became a little better. Last week they announced a partnership with Tixers for the 2014-15 basketball season. Tixers is a ticket-trading marketplace and makes exchanging tickets easy for users. Tixers’ CEO Alex Burkhart attended Xavier and the team wanted to prove their model in a region that was close to home. “This partnership will give us the opportunity to prove this model with one of the most successful college basketball schools in the nation,” says Jay Clouse, the COO of Tixers. “We are…
  • DCFemTech’s Tour de Code: A Month of Events and Workshops to Support Women in Tech

    Ronald Barba
    29 Sep 2014 | 10:30 am
    This past Friday, DCFemTech announced the launch of “Tour de Code”, a month-long series of events and workshops throughout October that will be aimed at supporting women in the DC region who have an interest in going into, or who are new to, the tech community. From events like “Intro to Collaborating with GIT” and “Drinks & Doodles Workshop”, the initiative is focused on further supporting the roles of women in DC’s tech and design communities. “Tour de Code provides an opportunity to increase awareness of DCFemTech in the community, so…
 
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  • New copper-based fabric promises germ-free hospital environment

    29 Sep 2014 | 8:31 am
    A children's burn unit in Chile is using a newly developed copper-based material in its hospital gowns that limits the spread of bacteria, fungi and viruses, creating a safer environment for patients and doctors. Elly Park reports.
  • GM spider silk made by silkworms 50 percent stronger than alternatives, say researchers

    29 Sep 2014 | 2:16 am
    Japanese researchers say they have successfully managed to genetically modify silkworms with dragline protein genes from common spiders to increase the strength and quality of silk. It raises the prospect of making spider silk production commercially viable. Joel Flynn reports.
  • Oxford University scientist uncovers physics of the guitar

    29 Sep 2014 | 2:07 am
    An Irish scientist, who is also a semi-professional guitarist, has devised what he says are the first known equations explaining the physics behind playing the instrument. Dr David Robert Grimes, of the University of Oxford, says that mastering the physics of guitar playing could help instrument manufacturers and musicians alike. Jim Drury went to meet him.
  • Breakingviews: Rocket warning signs

    29 Sep 2014 | 2:00 am
    Sept. 29 - If big-name US venture capitalists are to be believed, Rocket Internet is flashing warnings signs ahead of its IPO, says Breakingviews.
  • OpenCo festival showcases UK’s most exciting top tech

    29 Sep 2014 | 12:00 am
    Sept. 29 - Some of the UK’s most exciting businesses will open their doors to the public as part of the first OpenCo UK Festival. Find out what goes on behind the curtains of the UK’s most creative companies
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    Softpedia News > Technology & Gadgets

  • Leica X Vario Compact Camera Receives Firmware 1.1 – Download Now

    Softpedia News (Iulian Pascal)
    30 Sep 2014 | 1:34 am
    Leica has rolled out a new firmware package developed for its X Vario (Typ 107) compact camera, namely version 1.1, which adds a new functionality item (Auto ISO) that keeps the camera in “M” mode and automatically selects the shutter speed time between 1s to 1/1000s. In addition to that, the 1.1 update corrects the Direct Exposure by allowing direct access to the Thumb Dial for Exposure Value compensation in “A” and “T” modes, and gives users the ability to adjust volume via the top and bott... (read more)
  • AMD Radeon R9 380X Pirate Islands Graphics Card Becomes the First Based on 20nm

    Softpedia News (Sebastian Pop)
    30 Sep 2014 | 12:30 am
    TSMC should have ramped up 20nm semiconductor production by now, but it's still having problems, which is why NVIDIA threw in the towel and released the GeForce GTX 980 and 970 with Maxwell GPUs designed on the 28nm node. AMD hasn't matched its rival's launch with a high-end graphics card of its own, despite having unveiled the Radeon R9 285 based on the Tonga chip. According to VR-Zone, the reason behind this is that the Sunnyvale, California-based company is holding off until the first hal... (read more)
  • AMD Rolls Out Its 14.9 Catalyst Graphics Driver on the Last Day of September

    Softpedia News (Iulian Pascal)
    29 Sep 2014 | 11:47 pm
    On the last day of September, AMD has announced the availability of its latest Catalyst graphics driver, namely version 14.9, which adds support for the producer’s Radeon R9 285 cards and significantly improves performance compared to previous releases. This new update installs Catalyst Display Driver and Catalyst Control Center version 14.301.1001, and it's compatible with the 32- and 64-bit variants of Microsoft’s Windows 7 and 8.1 operating systems. Also, Catalyst 14.9 can be applied on bo... (read more)
  • 14nm Intel Broadwell-U CPUs Coming in January 2015, Fourteen Notebook Chips – Gallery

    Softpedia News (Sebastian Pop)
    29 Sep 2014 | 11:42 pm
    The release of the Core m central processing unit back at IFA 2014 at the start of the month was one of the juiciest news of the whole event. It couldn't be any less, seeing as how the chip was the first 14nm processor to ever be released. Made doubly impressive by the continued failure of the rest of the semiconductor market to advance, fabrication-wise. AMD and NVIDIA have been stuck on 28nm on the GPU front, and while there are some 19nm NAND-based products out there, most SSDs still use o... (read more)
  • 27-Inch Curved Monitor from Samsung Is Quite Fast and Colorful

    Softpedia News (Sebastian Pop)
    29 Sep 2014 | 7:57 am
    There are certain products that will be expensive no matter how good you are at designing stuff and cutting corners. In those situations, the best idea is to just make sure every facet of the product is on the same, high level. Curved displays are an example of this. While the ones based on OLED technology are the most egregious, with prices of up to over a hundred grand, LCDs need solid cash too. In fact, there was a time when even flat-panel LCDs reached a hundred thousand dollars/euro or ... (read more)
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    Tech Trends

  • VMworld 2014 San Francisco: Final Day

    Bill Petro
    4 Sep 2014 | 8:41 pm
    VMWORLD 2014 SAN FRANCISCO: FINAL DAY VMworld does something special for the Press and Bloggers, it reserves several tables near the front of the auditorium with power cords and a special WiFi feed. This makes it easy to take lousy low light photos from one’s iPhone. Having written on Day 1 and Day 2 of VMworld, on the last day we learned that attendees had attended 9,300 labs. And they raised $248,460 through Destination GiveBack. The last day is usually reserved for innovations, last year’s was about robots and 3D printing. This time: People Plus Machines. Jane McGonigal, Super…
  • VMworld 2014 San Francisco: Day 2, The Details

    Bill Petro
    4 Sep 2014 | 7:59 am
    VMWORLD 2014 SAN FRANCISCO: DAY 2 Following on the announcements of Day 1, three VMware executives filled in the details. Sanjay Poonen, VMware EVP and GM, End-User Computer Sanjay was the next speaker. He’s always sharp in his delivery and cogent in his messaging. He began with the metaphor of the Sands Resort in Singapore. I’ve been there, and it’s stunning. Sanjay pointed out that it took years to build the tower infrastructure, but atop the resort is a fabulous swimming pool. VMware wants to build three towers. Desktop, Mobile, Content He talked about his end-user…
  • VMworld 2014 San Francisco: Day 1, The Announcements

    Bill Petro
    1 Sep 2014 | 1:16 pm
    VMWORLD 2014: DAY 1, THE ANNOUNCEMENTS The largest cloud show of its kind, VMworld 2014 opened with the General Session in Moscone Center in San Francisco. 22,000 attendees from 85 countries are here. The show actually opened 2 days previously, but everyone who is going to be here is at this event. Partner Day and TAM Day were earlier and last night was the welcoming buffet in the Solutions Exchange. I’ll be at the Solutions Exchange later this week demoing in the Cisco booth Platform as a Service and Cloud Management. No Limits is the theme this year. Bill Fathers, VMware EVP and GM,…
  • VMworld 2013 San Francisco: Day 4, Makers and Shakers

    Bill Petro
    29 Aug 2013 | 2:30 pm
    VMWORLD 2013 SAN FRANCISCO: DAY 4 MAKERS AND SHAKERS For the popular Innovator’s Day at the end of the VMworld Conference…   Jay Silver, Founder and Director Joylabz, and Maker Research Scientist at Intel Labs. Jay went to Ken Burns’ place in Massachusetts and went on a nature awareness walk. He had a guide, but Jay didn’t see anything new… so he went to downtown Boston and did some urban discovery. Another student licked his finger and stuck it in the air all around the area… and noted wind patterns that led to a vortex at the center. “If we can see…
  • VMworld 2013 San Francisco: Day 3, the Gadgets

    Bill Petro
    29 Aug 2013 | 2:07 pm
    VMWORLD 2013 SAN FRANCISCO: DAY 3, THE GADGETS During this week amongst 22,500 geeks it was noticeable how many devices I saw, especially mobile devices. Here’s the quick breakdown… Cell phones: iPhones by a vast majority, mostly iPhone 5s. Androids as the largest minority, mostly Samsung Galaxy 3 and 4. Tablets: iPads by a vast majority, with some iPad minis. Androids in the minority, including the smaller Nexus 7 size. Laptops: MacBooks were a surprisingly significant fraction PCs of all flavors Ultra thin laptops running Android or Windows 8, including the Microsoft Surface, were…
 
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    Techvibes Global News

  • Tech Fest Recruiting Event Returns to East Coast

    29 Sep 2014 | 9:57 pm
    Techvibes has now hosted three Tech Fest recruiting events—one in Toronto and two in Vancouver. Now it's time to head back to the East Coast. Tech Fest, a one-of-a-kind event that brings together the fastest growing companies and job seeking talent, is returning to Ontario. For our second trip to Ontario we have chosen London as our destination city and will be working with the fine folks of the London Economic Development Corporation to make it a success.       We have a growing lineup of hiring companies from London including Big Viking Games, GoodLife Fitness,…
  • Dragons' Den Investor Loses Brand New, Million-Dollar Porsche in Gas Station Fire

    29 Sep 2014 | 5:01 pm
    A rare Porsche 918 Spyder Hybrid was razed after bursting into flames at an Esso gas station in Toronto this week. CBC confirmed that the owner of the vehicle, valued at $850,000, was none other than Michael Wekerle Dragons’ Den. The Porsche was less than a month old, according to CBC. A local who lingered at the scene of the accident told The Caledon Enterprise that when the scorched remains of the Porsche were towed away, Wekerle broke out a harmonica and started playing a melancholic song.     Reports suggest Wekerle overfilled the gas tank and the vehicle, which was…
  • Canadian Businesses Optimistic About Future Economy, Growth Prospects

    29 Sep 2014 | 2:19 pm
    Canadian business owners' confidence in the state of the economy and their business prospects has risen compared to earlier this year, with more than half of entrepreneurs expecting 2015 will be a better year for their company. According to the semi-annual BMO Small Business Confidence Report released today, which produces an index score that measures the level of confidence small business owners have in the economy and their business prospects based on a series of key indicators, shows a current score of 68 out of 100, up slightly from 65 earlier this year.     "Small Business…
  • There is One Thing I Noticed About All of These Apple #Bendgate Videos...

    29 Sep 2014 | 1:38 pm
    Apple's iPhone 6 announcement earlier this month revealed two big-screened devices. The product unveiling barely moved the needle on the company's stagnant stock price, but consumers were salivating beyond analyst expectations. In fact, consumer demand was—and is—so piping hot that Apple literally cannot make enough iPhones to sell. After four million online preorders within 24 hours and 10 million sold units three days after launching in stores, Apple's supply is not coming close to meeting demand. That is a good problem to have. But a buzz about how your phone bends in pockets?
  • Allocadia Opens New Vancouver Office to Accommodate Growing Team

    29 Sep 2014 | 11:41 am
    Big things are happening at Vancouver's Allocadia, a marketing performance management startup. In June, they closed a round of Series A financing bringing in $7 million to support our growth and expansion and last week they were awarded a Technology Innovation Award by Ventana Research. Now at 50 employees, they've outgrown their existing office space on the west side of Vancouver. The Canadian company is moving downtown into 10,000 square feet with room for the big growth. Allocadia's goal is to be a flagship tech employer in Vancouver and they're ready to tell (and show) the world. They're…
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  • Photos from DSW - What a week

    w3w3.com
    27 Sep 2014 | 5:11 am
    1613_ 9/22/14 - Celebrating Entrepreneurship Denver Style
  • Competing with the noise...

    w3w3.com
    25 Sep 2014 | 5:08 am
    The biggest challenge to an entrepreneur today 1610_ 9/22/14 - What is the biggest challenge to an entrepreneur today? Larry asked our expert Brad Bernthal, Director of the Entrepreneurial Initiative, Silicon Flatiron Center and Clinical Law Professor, CU Boulder - Law School. His reply... "The biggest challenge I'm seeing today, is often competing with the noise. So, in broad strokes, the democratization of entrepreneurship in just the last ten years has been amazing. The fact that, especially in Information Technology, startup costs have dropped so dramatically, has leveled the…
  • People who want to change the future...

    w3w3.com
    24 Sep 2014 | 5:01 am
    Mash up of people, different viewpoints and ideas 1610_ 9/22/14 - The ATLAS Institute at CU Boulder, over the years, has evolved and Jill Dupre, Associate Director said, "...it continues to evolve. A constant is that we are a home for 'creative trouble makers'. We're a home for intrepid inventors, people who want to change the future! ATLAS is interdisciplinary - we work with people from all over campus." ATLAS is housed within Engineering but their faculty and students come from all over, from arts, theater, English, journalism, business, engineering, computer…
  • Denver tops for entrepreneurs

    w3w3.com
    23 Sep 2014 | 4:18 am
    Technology, design, entrepreneurship & business
  • CU Boulder was ranked in that top 20...

    w3w3.com
    19 Sep 2014 | 4:59 am
    Forbes Top 20 Universities for Entrepreneurship List... CU-Boulder 1607_ 9/15/14 - "The Entrepreneurship Initiative is entering its seventh year - an interesting trajectory for us in terms of what we've done around entrepreneurship in particular. And, this is year 15 for Silicon Flatirons overall, and of course, Phil Weiser the Executive Director and Dean of the Law School" pointed out Brad Bernthal Clinical Professor of Law at CU Law School and the Entrepreneurship Initiative Director for Silicon Flatirons Center. Brad said they got a real shot in the arm this summer, Forbes…
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    Tubefilter

  • “Wedlock” Now Offering Couples Therapy Via Vimeo On-Demand

    Sam Gutelle
    29 Sep 2014 | 3:10 pm
    Vimeo is making a large investment in original content, and now, viewers who visit the site’s Vimeo On Demand platform can purchase one of its biggest bets to date. Wedlock, a romantic comedy web series starring Rob Corddry, Mark Duplass, and Jennifer Lafleur, is now available. Wedlock stars Duplass and Lafleur as a pair of friends who decide they want to fall in love and become a couple. Their strategy for finding love involves rules, impressions, and rigorous schedule, and it drives their therapist–played by Corddry–up the wall. A trailer for the series is now available on…
  • Marriott Launches Online Video Studio Modeled After Red Bull

    Sam Gutelle
    29 Sep 2014 | 12:55 pm
    Can a hotel chain successfully utilize a business model that has turned an energy drink company into a top entertainment brand? Marriott thinks so. It has announced the launch of a content studio inspired by the success of Red Bull Media House. According to Variety, Marriott’s new venture will produce “web series, short films, TV shows, music events and movies.” It is targeting a millennial audience in hopes of reach the “next-generation traveler.” To help reach that audience, Marriott has hired an online video executive with a lot of experience: David Beebe.
  • Netflix Offers A Preview Of Chelsea Handler’s Upcoming Comedy Special

    Sam Gutelle
    29 Sep 2014 | 10:30 am
    On October 10th, Netflix will release Uganda Be Kidding Me Live, a comedy special from stand-up performer and TV host Chelsea Handler. In advance of the special’s premiere, Netflix has offered up a trailer featuring a few choice bits. “We could warn you about the vulgar content, lewd behavior, and foul language in the following trailer,” says a disclaimer at the beginning of the trailer, “but we know you’ll watch it anyway.” Over the next 90 seconds, Handler drops a few unfiltered wisecracks, many of which are related to the trip to Africa that inspired the…
  • Season Two Of Amazon’s ‘Alpha House’ Gets October 24th Release Date

    Sam Gutelle
    29 Sep 2014 | 8:04 am
    Amazon Instant Video‘s new series are currently the talk of the town, but as Transparent and its ilk look to launch Amazon up to Netflix’s level, the site’s first original program is set to return. Alpha House, which stars John Goodman as one of four Republican Senators who live together, will begin its second season on October 24th. Alpha House, which was first announced late in 2012, was one of the comedies included in Amazon’s first round of competing pilots. Of those programs, only Alpha House and Betas received full series orders, and the latter series was…
  • Indie Spotlight: “Matt Dennie’s Character Project” Is A Weirdo’s World

    Sam Gutelle
    26 Sep 2014 | 3:16 pm
    We receive a ton of tips every day from independent creators, unaffiliated with any major motion picture studios, television networks, new media studios, or other well-funded online video entities. The Indie Spotlight is where we’ll write about and shout out to a select few of them and bring you up to speed on the great (and sometimes not-so-great) attention-grabbing series you probably haven’t heard about until now.  Read previous installments here.  This edition of Indie Spotlight is sponsored by Tongal. Some of our favorite Indie Spotlight entries are little more than a…
 
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    ChurchCrunch

  • Create Visual Design Collections with Dropmark

    Eric Dye
    29 Sep 2014 | 11:00 am
    In short, it’s kind of like a private Pinterest. But so much more than that. Dropmark is an awesome place to put “all your stuff in one simple, visual, private place.” It’s a wonderful solution for creatives and designers who want to organize inspiration or project collaboration. Organize your links, files—and even notes—into nifty visual collections. Dropmark Here’s a brief overview of Dropmark’s features: Organize — You can publicly share, invite your friends, or keep your content completely private. Not all your content, either, you can decide this from…
  • A Quick Tip to Get Things Done: Focus

    Eric Dye
    29 Sep 2014 | 11:00 am
    This is probably the quickest, shortest tip in getting things done that you’ll ever read. Keep in mind, this is about getting things done on your computer. Several weeks ago, I was messing around with my App Dock. Now, before all you Windows users stop reading, let me tell you that I used to do the same thing with my Windows Taskbar. I would try it on the sides, the bottom (where it usually is) and the top. When I was a Windows users, I usually liked it at the top. Weird, I know. After having surveyed a few online friends about how they like their Apple App Dock positioned (this post…
  • Are Nonprofits Taking Tech Seriously Enough? [Infographic]

    Eric Dye
    29 Sep 2014 | 9:00 am
    Technology has radically changed the nonprofit world. Never before has it been as easy as it is today to find, connect, and give to charities and causes. Philanthropy and technology are working together to change the world for the better. And now with the boom of the mobile web, crowdfunding, and the high-speed Internet, it’s more important for nonprofit organizations to make sure they’re not missing their piece of the charity pie. Let’s take a closer look at some of the key points in this infographic: 3 in 4 Americans own a computer (75%), but compare that to 9 in 10 who…
  • 2 Most Important Aspects of Web Design

    Rachel Blom
    29 Sep 2014 | 7:00 am
    I’m not a designer. That’s putting it mildly by the way. My skills consist of knowing what I want and knowing when to ask for help. That doesn’t mean I don’t recognize a good design though. I don’t pretend to know more than designers (did you catch this hilarious post with posters from a web designers about stuff his clients tell him?), but I do have a strong opinion on what’s most important about web design. Hint: It has nothing to do with ‘beautiful’, or however you define a pretty design. There are two aspects of web design that are more…
  • Diggin’ in the Carts: A Video Game Music Documentary

    Eric Dye
    29 Sep 2014 | 5:00 am
    I’ve never thought about it much until now. The influence that Japanese video game music has had on our culture is certainly underestimated. Just think of the hours and hours that gamers have listened to in the course of their life! In fact, in the documentary Diggin’ in the Carts, they argue that video game music is Japan’s number one exported art in the world. I’d have a hard time arguing that point. Diggin’ in the Carts This documentary by Red Bull Music Academy is a six-part serial being released from now until October 9th. Here’s a taste of it: After…
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    EurekAlert! - Technology, Engineering and Computer Science

  • Chinese scientists unveil liquid phase 3-D printing method using low melting metal alloy ink

    29 Sep 2014 | 9:00 pm
    (Science China Press) Conventional 3-D metal printing is generally restricted to metals that have a high melting point, and the process is rather time consuming. Scientists in the Chinese capital now present an alternative technique involving liquid-phase 3-D printing to manufacture conductive metal objects rapidly. Through introducing a printing ink consisting of a four-element metal alloy, Bi35In48.6Sn16Zn0.4, with a melting point slightly above room temperature, a series of three-dimensional structures are fabricated conveniently in a cooling liquid.
  • De Gruyter Open converts eight subscription journals to open access megajournals

    28 Sep 2014 | 9:00 pm
    (De Gruyter Open) Eight subscription journals, published hitherto in a joint venture by De Gruyter Open and Springer become fully open access from the volume 2015. The journals, which change titles to better correspond with all-encompassing scopes, will grant access free of charge to all ensuing papers on De Gruyter Online.
  • Wayne State research aims to develop new, more efficient catalytic materials

    28 Sep 2014 | 9:00 pm
    (Wayne State University - Office of the Vice President for Research) In order to support the world's needs to make cheaper and more effective fuels, chemicals, polymers and more, new and more efficient catalytic materials and processes must be developed. A team of researchers, including several from Wayne State University, is tackling this problem with the help of a new grant from the National Science Foundation.
  • SIAM and ACM honor software developers for large-scale scientific computing toolkit

    28 Sep 2014 | 9:00 pm
    (Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics) The Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics and the Association for Computing Machinery are pleased to present the SIAM/ACM Prize in Computational Science and Engineering to the PETSc core development team for the development of Portable Extensible Toolkit for Scientific Computation, a suite of data structures and routines intended for use in large-scale application projects.
  • In-flight sensor tests a step toward Structural Health Monitoring for safer flights

    28 Sep 2014 | 9:00 pm
    (DOE/Sandia National Laboratories) Nine commercial aircraft flying regular routes are on the frontier of aviation safety, carrying sensors that monitor their structural health along with their routine maintenance. These flight tests are part of a Federal Aviation Administration certification process that will make the sensors widely available to US airlines.
 
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    Christopher Kusek, Technology Evangelist

  • OMG! Free Brocade Certification Exam and Training (170-010) Expires Soon!

    Christopher Kusek (PKGuild)
    18 Sep 2014 | 11:32 pm
    Some time ago I got notified about this, but then there was VMworld and R&R and I let it go by the wayside… Well guess what IT IS STILL AVAILABLE! Whoa whoa whoa, let’s calm down. I CANT CALM DOWN! FREE CERTIFICATION AND TRAINING! Okay, that is something to be excited about… This track entitles you to pursue NFV Certification! (Alright, I had to look that up… Network Functions Virtualization Certification :)) Most of the steps of what you need to do are contained in this handy Quick Start PDF Guide – It includes: Downloading the Virtual Router you can use to train and get…
  • How to see which session has the Remote Console opened in VMware! (GUI and PowerCLI!)

    Christopher Kusek (PKGuild)
    15 Sep 2014 | 3:50 am
    So you ever been in that situation where you either see a message like, “Number of active connections has changed. There are now 2 active connections to this console” Or… “Unable to connect to the MKS: Console access to the virtual machine cannot be granted since the connection limit of ‘x’ has been reached.”  (This second one is most likely to come up when you have either a STIG or security defined limitation to the number of remote connections to use, thus by default you’re more likely to see message #1!) Well, the question is… What do you do in these circumstances?
  • A look at #VMworld Day 1 and what you should know!

    Christopher Kusek (PKGuild)
    26 Aug 2014 | 6:45 am
    Let me start off by saying, WOW. I mean Mega-WOW.  If you haven’t watched the Keynote from 26AUG2014 yet you definitely ought to.   This VMworld and this keynote focused on what has been taken for granted within the community and the virtualization space for years from a corporate perspective.   This VMworld has focused all eyes and attention on the COMMUNITY.   When the executives of VMware get up and say that the community matters, that the VMware Users Group organization is not only visible but also important to the mission and the success of their…
  • Review of #VMworld Day’s –1 and 0! The word of the days is Community

    Christopher Kusek (PKGuild)
    25 Aug 2014 | 4:01 am
    If we had to sum up what those days were about, it has to be community.  Break it down with me… Saturday hit on some major items, such as vBeers, VMworld Community Kickoff, and what followed with vKaraoke! Sunday added to that with the 5K Fun-run, v0dgeball, the vBrownBag opening acts including the VMUnderground party which started after the VMworld Welcome Reception in the Solutions Exchange. If you attended one or more of these events the underlying theme across all of them has got to be put as Community, the convergence of peoples, whether getting together and sharing a drink,…
  • At VMworld 2014 US? Remember VMware Certification Exams are 50% OFF!!!

    Christopher Kusek (PKGuild)
    23 Aug 2014 | 10:06 am
    What, say it ain’t so! With a title like that?!?! Yea you heard me! VMware Certification Exams are 50% OFF THIS WEEK! Albeit, this week, located AT VMworld, but hey that is half the fun! The full scoop of details can be found out here, with a few select items borrowed from said link ;) Register HERE with promotion code 2014VW50 to take these exams: VMware Certified Professional – Data Center Virtualization (VCP-DCV)  [VCP550 or VCP510] VMware Certified Professional – Cloud (VCP-Cloud)  [VCPC550 or VCPC510] VMware Certified Professional – Desktop (VCP-DT)  [VCPD510]…
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    by Ron Miller

  • Cloud 5: First Android apps on Chromebook, creating a coherent cloud strategy

    Ron Miller
    12 Sep 2014 | 6:20 am
    It's Friday and that means it's time for my regular weekly feature, The Cloud 5, where I scour the web looking for the very best cloud links I can find. This week, the first Android apps for the Chromebook (the implications are huge), creating a coherent cloud strategy and HP scoops up Eucalyptus. http://bit.ly/1uLkjip
  • Cloud 5: Cloud's role in naked photo debacle and NASA's massive cloud migration

    Ron Miller
    5 Sep 2014 | 7:04 am
    It's Friday and that means it's time for my regular feature, The Cloud 5, where I scour the web looking for the very best cloud links I can find. This week, we explore the cloud's role in the nude photo debacle, Alibaba continues gunning for a piece of the infrastructure service market and NASA's massive cloud migration (and this is seriously huge).  http://bit.ly/1u6v8Nv Photo Credit: Ron Miller. Used under CC 2.0 license.
  • Short Stack: OpenStack in the enterprise and simplifying OpenStack deployment

    Ron Miller
    3 Sep 2014 | 6:23 am
    It's Wednesday and that means it's time for my regular weekly feature where I scour the web looking for the very best OpenStack links I can find. This week, we look at the growing role of OpenStack in the enterprise, OpenStack's place in the Software-defined economy and the growing movement to simplify OpenStack deployment. http://bit.ly/1pow3Tl
  • Celebrity nude photo hack proves little about cloud security

    Ron Miller
    3 Sep 2014 | 5:59 am
    The celebrity nude photo leak debacle is a moving target and we still don't have all the information, but whatever the final outcome, and whoever is to blame, it would be a mistake to consider this a broad indictment against cloud security. The fact is nobody's data is completely safe. http://bit.ly/1pordW8 Photo Credit: Gage Skidmore on Flickr. Used under CC BY-SA 2.0 licence.
  • Cloud 5: AWS attracts developers with free beer, cloud in 3 words, and why one admin ditched his servers for the cloud

    Ron Miller
    29 Aug 2014 | 6:06 am
    It's Friday and that means it's time for my regular Friday feature, The Cloud 5, where I scour the web looking for the very best cloud links I can find. This week, we explore how Amazon attracts AWS developers with free beer and pizza, the cloud described in just three words and why one old-school admin ditched his servers for the cloud.   http://bit.ly/1qKRH9l
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  • POPSUGAR Shout Out: When Disney Princesses Do Halloween

    Sierra-Horton
    29 Sep 2014 | 11:55 pm
    Disney princesses dressed as your favorite superheroines - Love & Sex What Drake's body looks like covered in emoji tattoos - Tech 8 essential stretches to open up tight hips - Fitness Taylor Swift is a not-so-secret foodie - Food Grab your eyeliner for this easy yet spooky Halloween look - Beauty Kendall Jenner takes Paris and is still winning Fashion Week - Fashion Halloween versatility: 1 wig, 14 iconic costume ideas - Smart Living 24 Halloween costumes to make from a cardboard box - Moms A simple hack that makes Ikea sofas look like a million bucks - Home 13 horror villain Halloween…
  • See Drake With Even More Emoji Tattoos

    Lisette-Mejia
    29 Sep 2014 | 4:15 pm
    This is why the Internet exists, people. After the world got a glimpse of Drake's controversial new emoji tattoo last week, some amazing human created a parody Tumblr account. What we see is more emoji tattoos photoshopped onto the rapper's body. Muscle emoji on his biceps? Obviously. Teardrops beneath his eyes? Duh. Check out a few of our favorites here, and then head to Drake's Emoji Tattoos for more.
  • 12 Tech Struggles '90s Kids Never Had to Experience

    Nicole-Nguyen
    29 Sep 2014 | 3:49 pm
    Let's face it: a lot of tech was just better in the '90s. We miss the decade of Tamagotchi and Game Boy. It was a simpler time when gadgets didn't bend or quickly run out of battery. Sure, retro tech had its problems, but there were also a lot of reasons why low tech meant less stress - let's break them down. Source: Imgur Bending phones. (That Nokia was virtually indestructible.) Being flaked on via text. (It's really hard to do with a pager.) Downloading faulty mobile operating system updates. (There was only one system per phone before iOS and Android came along.) Kim Kardashian: Hollywood…
  • Kirsten Dunst Hilariously Makes Fun of Selfies

    Lisette-Mejia
    29 Sep 2014 | 2:36 pm
    Looks like there's a new addition to the list of annoying types of selfies: the celebrity selfie. In a hilarious short film for Vs. Magazine, Kirsten Dunst makes fun of how all fans want to do when they see their favorite stars is take selfies. The piece - called "Aspirational" - shows the actress on the corner waiting for a ride when a couple of fangirls drive by and get out of the car when they recognize her. They don't say anything, though, and just take turns snapping selfies with the star. "Do you want to talk or anything?" Dunst asks them while they post the photos to Instagram. "You…
  • 10 Hello Kitty Facts That'll Forever Change the Way You See Her

    Hilary-White
    29 Sep 2014 | 1:07 pm
    You may have spent the better part of your childhood collecting Hello Kitty paraphernalia, but how well do you really know her? There are a few facts about the feline that you've probably never heard before, and the truth might change the way you see her forever. Find out what secrets Kitty holds right meow. Source: Getty/YOSHIKAZU TSUNO
 
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    GadgetLite - Latest gadgets and technology news

  • Reports of iPhone 6 and 6 Plus bending, here’s video proof

    KLS
    25 Sep 2014 | 2:27 am
    The latest iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus have been available to the public for just under a week but reports are now emerging that the newest Apple devices are apparently bending when placed in pockets as you or I would for any phone. Apple have yet to respond to this but bearing in mind the device is made of aluminum, this was always going to be a possibility if enough force was applied. The video below demonstrates how easily the iPhone 6 can be bent by hand! Have you had problems? Drop us a message in the comments below. Loading...
  • Are video conferencing rooms the future of employee communication?

    KLS
    25 Jul 2014 | 12:53 am
    With the increasing use of video technology in today’s business market, more companies may be moving toward the dedicated video conference room. There are a variety of options for these rooms, and the benefits are good news for companies as they improve telepresence, increase efficiency, and reduce long-term cost for the business. With all of the advantages of this technology, video conference rooms may well be the future of employee communication in the modern work field.   Improved Telepresence One of the major benefits of having a video conference room is the ability to improve…
  • Unlocked Oppo Find 7a is now available for preorder

    Mike Jefferson
    28 Apr 2014 | 11:27 pm
    We covered devices from Oppo before, and speaking of which, it seems that one of Oppo’s devices is now available for preorder, so let’s have a closer look. Oppo Find 7a is a 5.5-inch device that uses 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution, and it’s powered by quad-core 2.3GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor and 2GB RAM. Additional specs include 16GB of storage space,13-megapixel camera on the back and 5-megapixel front camera for video calls. There’s also 2800mAh removable battery and Android 4.3 Jelly Bean mobile operating system. If you’re in the United States you’ll be pleased to…
  • Lenovo announces two new laptops: Z40 and Z50

    Mike Jefferson
    28 Apr 2014 | 8:03 am
    If you want to enjoy in multimedia on the go, you might want to check out these two new laptops that come from Lenovo. Lenovo Z40 and Z50 are designed for entertainment, and both of them come with Full HD 1920×1080 displays. In addition, they have Dolby Home Theater sound system and they are powered by AMD’s APU, but if you’re into gaming, you can get AMD R7 GPU. Although most laptops come without optical drive, Lenovo Z40 and Z50 come equipped with DVD player/burner. As for the size, these laptops are just under an inch thick, so you will be able to carry them with you at all times.
  • Kolibree Smart Toothbrush is now available on Kickstarter

    Mike Jefferson
    28 Apr 2014 | 6:28 am
    Not that long ago we wrote about Kolibree smart toothbrush, and if you liked this device, today we have more information about it. Kolibree smart toothbrush comes with Bluetooth connectivity, sonic technology, an 8-axis accelerometer, a magnetometer and a gyroscope. This toothbrush also comes with companion app that will show people how to brush their teeth, and it will keep records of their brushing sessions and display progress in user-friendly dashboard. Kolibree is also releasing an API that will allow developers to create their own games in order to motivate users to brush their teeth…
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    The Red Ferret Journal - gadgets, cool sites, freeware and tech trivia

  • Duty Calculator – find out instantly how much you’ll pay when importing an item from another country

    Nigel
    30 Sep 2014 | 1:45 am
    Thanks to the power of couriers and online stores, we’re now increasingly buying our stuff directly from factories and Far Eastern wholesalers, rather than relying on local stores. This is very bad news for national retailers, but very good news for buyers and shippers. Or is it? Because the hidden sting in the tail of most of these transactions is the duty and tax you have to pay when the item lands in your country. [...] 297 words | permalink | No comments | digg this continue reading
  • Notebook Toolbag – 17 indispensable accessories for your laptop computer

    Nigel
    29 Sep 2014 | 5:58 am
    Real laptop road warriors will know how frustrating it can be when you rock up to a location and realize you’ve left a vital tool behind you needed to get your work done. It can be something as banal as a USB plug adapter, or as vital as a mouse or connector cable. Now you can make sure you’re never without the right tool for the job, no matter what. The Notebook Toolbag comes with 17 [...] 184 words | permalink | No comments | digg this continue reading
  • Spreadsheet123 – free premium spreadsheet templates will make your life so much easier [Freeware]

    Nigel
    29 Sep 2014 | 5:48 am
    If you run a small business, or even have a large hobby, you’ll know how useful data can be to ensure you make all the right decisions. Even personal tasks like planning a party or working out your household budget, can be a royal pain unless you know how to balance the budgets and make the financials work. But it’s generally not worth hiring a book-keeper or accountant to do the job, which is where [...] 277 words | permalink | No comments | digg this continue reading
  • Hobbit Chicken Coop – add a little bit of the Shires to your garden

    Nigel
    29 Sep 2014 | 5:24 am
    When the chips are down, you definitely need eggs. And of course the best way to harvest the little critters is to get your own personal laying factory in place. Which is where this very cute Hobbit Chicken Coop, from US artisans Wooden Wonders, comes into play. The proper name for it is the Lightfoot Coop With Attached Run, but since it’s clearly based around a small dwelling somewhere in Hobbiton, we’ll keep calling it what [...] 195 words | permalink | No comments | digg this continue reading
  • Nova Wireless Pocket Flash – give your low light phone photos a fighting chance

    Dil Soomro
    29 Sep 2014 | 1:00 am
    Snapping a decent photo with your 13-megapixel smartphone camera shouldn’t be a big problem in good lighting conditions, but when the environment is a bit dark, the camera’s small LED flash doesn’t help much in taking a great picture. This is where an external flash would come in really handy. Like the all new Nova Wireless Pocket Flash – world’s first thinnest external flash for your smartphones. Don’t compromise on your picture quality when [...] 151 words | permalink | No comments | digg this continue reading
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  • Samsung Introduces – The Galaxy Note 4, and Galaxy Note Edge

    Dezmon Reid
    3 Sep 2014 | 7:46 am
    Press Release Berlin, Germany – September 3, 2014 – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. today announced the expansion of its flagship Galaxy Note series with the new Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note Edge. Blending an evolved S Pen with a superior viewing experience, the Galaxy Note 4 provides users with the most unique and powerful mobile experience on the market. “The Galaxy Note series signaled extraordinary innovation within the technology industry. Its larger screen size and iconic S Pen technology launched a new standard in smartphone culture,” said JK Shin, CEO and Head of IT &…
  • Dropbox Pro plan now offers more storage for the same price

    Dezmon Reid
    27 Aug 2014 | 7:53 am
      Beefing up your free Dropbox account with extra space isn’t hard if you know what to look for, but the company just smartly streamlined its Pro plans in case you need even more cloud action. Kiss those tricky tiered plans goodbye: all that’s left now is a 1TB option that’ll set you back $9.99 a month (or $99 a year). Not a bad deal considering that’s how much you would’ve paid Dropbox monthly for 100GB of cloud storage just a few days ago, and the company is sweetening the pot with some neat new sharing and security features too. Left your laptop at that…
  • iPhone 6 – Speculation

    Dezmon Reid
    20 Aug 2014 | 9:28 am
    The presumptive name for Apple’s next-generation iPhone is iPhone 6. Yes, it will be the 8th generation phone in Apple’s product lineup, internally referred to as iPhone7,1, but don’t let those numbers distract you. Apple can call any phone it releases by any marketing name it wants and the next number after 5/5s is 6. So, iPhone 6. iPhone 6 release date speculation If Apple holds to the same pattern as the last two years, the iPhone 6 will be announced on or around September 9, 2014, with a release date of September 19, 2014. That said, Apple doesn’t always hold to…
  • Apple Announces iPad Air—Dramatically Thinner, Lighter & More Powerful iPad

    Dezmon Reid
    22 Oct 2013 | 7:07 pm
    Press Release : Apple® today announced iPad Air™, the latest generation of its category defining device, featuring a stunning 9.7-inch Retina® display in a new thinner and lighter design. Precision-engineered to weigh just one pound, iPad Air is 20 percent thinner and 28 percent lighter than the fourth generation iPad®, and with a narrower bezel the borders of iPad Air are dramatically thinner—making content even more immersive. Apple today also announced iPad mini with Retina display, bringing all the pixels from the 9.7-inch iPad to its 7.9-inch screen, delivering razor sharp text…
  • Apple Unveils iOS 7

    Dezmon Reid
    10 Jun 2013 | 7:53 pm
      SAN FRANCISCO, June 10, 2013 Apple® today unveiled iOS 7, the most significant iOS update since the original iPhone®, featuring a stunning new user interface. iOS 7 is completely redesigned with subtle motion, an elegant color palette and distinct, functional layers that make it feel more alive. The typography has been refined for a cleaner, simpler look, and the use of translucency and motion makes even simple tasks more engaging. iOS 7 has hundreds of great new features, including Control Center, Notification Center, improved Multitasking, AirDrop®, enhanced Photos, Safari®,…
 
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  • Latest on VICE: September 27

    VICE
    27 Sep 2014 | 12:14 pm
    Latest on VICE: September 27 Check out the latest on VICE here: Ghosts of Aleppo: http://bit.ly/1qH2wVp The Politics of Food: http://bit.ly/103ZUMd NOLA: Life, Death, and Heavy Blues from the Bayou: http://bit.ly/YsorZU... From: VICE Views: 113513 643 ratings Time: 02:00 More in Entertainment
  • Gettin' Real with Hank

    vlogbrothers
    26 Sep 2014 | 6:49 pm
    Gettin' Real with Hank In which Hank talks about how cool and weird the things we are able to do are, how he still feels insecure and sad anyway, and how overwhelming decisions have been freaking him out, and that... From: vlogbrothers Views: 253512 16745 ratings Time: 03:56 More in People & Blogs
  • Make It Wearable Finalists | Meet Team Nixie

    The Creators Project
    25 Sep 2014 | 8:58 am
    Make It Wearable Finalists | Meet Team Nixie Team Nixie (http://flynixie.com) is developing the first wearable drone camera, which can be worn around your wrist. The team will be presenting their prototype for the Intel Make It Wearable... From: The Creators Project Views: 1487335 7281 ratings Time: 01:52 More in Entertainment
  • Galaxy Note 3 Bend Test (iPhone 6 Plus Follow-up)

    Unbox Therapy
    23 Sep 2014 | 4:35 pm
    Galaxy Note 3 Bend Test (iPhone 6 Plus Follow-up) How will the Note 3 hold up compared to the iPhone 6 Plus in a similar bend test? Squarespace: http://squarespace.com/unbox Offer Code: UNBOX FOLLOW ME IN THESE PLACES FOR UPDATES Twitter... From: Unbox Therapy Views: 6115536 54022 ratings Time: 04:05 More in Science & Technology
  • iPhone 6 Plus Bend Test

    Unbox Therapy
    23 Sep 2014 | 1:32 pm
    iPhone 6 Plus Bend Test Does the iPhone 6 Plus bend under pressure? Conspiracy theorists watch my new uncut test - http://youtu.be/gJ3Ds6uf0Yg Galaxy Note 3 bend test: http://youtu.be/FwM4ypi3at0 Squarespace: http://squa... From: Unbox Therapy Views: 46747615 180289 ratings Time: 04:31 More in Science & Technology
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  • DodgeSpot – How Long Will You Survive This Almost Impossible Games App?

    Michael Vallez
    6 Sep 2014 | 9:36 am
    If you love a challenge, have fast reflexes and good eye/hand coordination, then DodgeSpot is a must-have app for you. This 1 touch to play game is seriously challenging, yet very simplistic in design. And best of all, it’s free for iOS, Android and Kindle device owners. DodgeSpot Game Overview DodgeSpot is one of those […] The post DodgeSpot – How Long Will You Survive This Almost Impossible Games App? first appeared on CrazyMikesapps
  • Blend: The Game, A Simply Challenging Color Matching Puzzle Game for iPhone and Android

    Michael Vallez
    8 Aug 2014 | 2:39 pm
    If you’re a fan of puzzle games and block matching games, then Blend: The Game is a new and challenging mobile app that should grab your attention. Especially since this casual iPhone and Android puzzler is a bit more tricky than your average block matching or gem matching game. Why? Because you only get so […] The post Blend: The Game, A Simply Challenging Color Matching Puzzle Game for iPhone and Android first appeared on CrazyMikesapps
  • Gemstone Jamboree – Fun, Free Gem Matching Game for iOS and Android!

    Michael Vallez
    4 Aug 2014 | 1:01 pm
    Gemstone Jamboree is like Candy Crush Saga, but more enjoyable to play since it does not come with the expensive in-app purchases. This free gem matching game for iOS and Android devices is packed with gameplay, unique level backgrounds, and a fun story complete with unusual characters. Gem matching games are some of the most […] The post Gemstone Jamboree – Fun, Free Gem Matching Game for iOS and Android! first appeared on CrazyMikesapps
  • Audials Radio – Listen, Record, Explore 63,300+ Streaming Radio Stations for Free!

    Michael Vallez
    31 Jul 2014 | 6:08 am
    Want free music? That is exactly what you will get with the Audials Radio Android Music & Audio app. With Audials Radio you can quickly and easily listen to over 63,000+ streaming radio stations, record songs, and wake up to your favorite radio station – but that’s not all this killer music app has to […] The post Audials Radio – Listen, Record, Explore 63,300+ Streaming Radio Stations for Free! first appeared on CrazyMikesapps
  • Save Money with the Weekly Budget – An Easy Way to Save Money iPhone Finance App

    Michael Vallez
    27 Jul 2014 | 12:32 pm
    Want to discover an easy way to save money using your iPhone? If so, you will want to read on to find out how the Weekly Budget – An Easy Way to Save Money app can help you do just that, with a few simple finger taps. While you may have good intentions when it […] The post Save Money with the Weekly Budget – An Easy Way to Save Money iPhone Finance App first appeared on CrazyMikesapps
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  • iPhone Weirdness Quiz

    26 Sep 2014 | 8:35 am
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  • Stanford Promises Not to Use Google Money for Privacy Research

    23 Sep 2014 | 9:13 am
    This story was co-published by ProPublica and Mashable, and is republished here under the Creative Commons license.Stanford University recently declared that it will not use money from Google to fund privacy research at its Center for Internet and Society, according to a legal filing made by the school. "Since 2013, Google funding is specifically designated not [to] be used for CIS's privacy work," the university said in the court filing, found by ProPublica in documents filed in an unrelated lawsuit.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here
  • IBM cryptographer Gentry wins Genius Grant

    22 Sep 2014 | 7:50 am
    MacArthur Foundation The MacArthur Foundation's Class of 2014 "Genius Grant" winners includes a civil rights lawyer, a cartoonist, a mathematician and a jazz composer, but the one new fellow most of interest to the Network World audience is an IBM cryptographer named Craig Gentry.The Thomas J. Watson Research Center's Gentry first caught our attention back in 2009 when IBM announced its researcher's breakthrough in the area of "fully homomorphic encryption" -- that is enabling computer systems to perform calculations on encrypted data without decrypting it (IBM received a patent for this…
  • Ig Nobels 2014: Science's craziest night set for Thursday at Harvard

    16 Sep 2014 | 11:48 am
    Ig Nobel Prize, Improbable Research The annual Ig Nobel Prize ceremony, honoring inventions in science, medicine and technology that first make people laugh and then make them think, will be held this Thursday, Sept. 18 at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass. According to organizer Improbable Research: Winners travel to the ceremony, at their own expense, from around the world to receive their prize from a group of genuine, genuinely bemused Nobel Laureates, in Harvard's historic and largest theater. 1100 improbable persons fill the theatre, and the whole affair is broadcast live.To read…
  • NFL QB turned Biggest Loser contestant also a software startup founder

    12 Sep 2014 | 6:56 am
    Biggest Loser There I was hunkering down to watch the Steelers-Ravens game last night, when I flipped over to The Biggest Loser weight-loss contest show during a commercial.  The first contestant I see in what turns out to be a collection of former top-notch athletes is a 6-foot 6-inch 366-pound guy named Scott Mitchell, described as a former NFL quarterback. To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here
 
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  • Mining Bitcoin With Pencil and Paper

    29 Sep 2014 | 4:09 pm
    Mining bitcoin with a pencil and paper? While it would take you an eternity to mine a bitcoin, think of all the money you'll save not having to build mining rigs. Comments
  • [H]ardware Round-Up II

    29 Sep 2014 | 4:09 pm
    Cases: Aerocool DS200 @ pcGameware BitFenix Pandora @ techPowerUP! Lian Li PC-V359 @ Technic3D Cooling: Lepa LV12 CPU Cooler @ HiTech Legion Silverstone AR06 CPU Cooler @ Hardware Heaven ETC.: Attitude One Rapira Elite @ NikKTech Storage: Micron M600 SATA SSD @ HotHardware Micron M600 SATA SSD @ The SSD Review
  • Consumer Reports Tests iPhone 6 Bending Versus Other Phones

    29 Sep 2014 | 3:09 pm
    After conducting bend tests on a handful of phones, Consumer Reports found that even though the iPhone 6 was easier to bend than most phones tested, #Bendgate is overblown. Comments
  • AMD Catalyst 14.9 Windows Drivers

    29 Sep 2014 | 3:09 pm
    It looks like the folks at AMD snuck the new AMD Catalyst 14.9 Windows drivers out while no one was looking. Grab them if you need them and then hit the comments link below and let everyone know if you see performance gains or have any issues. Comments
  • Scythe Mugen Max CPU Cooler

    29 Sep 2014 | 2:09 pm
    If you are shopping for a new CPU cooler, the crew at Neoseeker sure had a lot of nice things to say about the Scythe Mugen Max they just reviewed. Scythe introduced the first Mugen CPU cooler in 2006 and has been improving the series ever since. Designed for the enthusiast needing a little more cooling potential in a light-weight package capable of fitting into most computer cases without interfering with standard memory modules, the Mugen Max is easily a high performance cooler. Comments
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  • Why Care About Online Privacy (If You’ve Got Nothing To Hide)

    Jason Welsh
    6 Sep 2014 | 5:55 pm
    It seems as though the more we prosper the more privacy we sacrifice. Nowadays, your social networks know everything about you and the world doesn’t seem to care much about this intrusion. If your privacy is something you’re lenient with or if you belong to the group who think that the breach of privacy is something serious, or among the people who think protecting their privacy is a big deal, this article will help you understand just why you need to guard your confidentiality and also help you dispel a few myths about the thing that have probably been nagging your mind. Alarm:…
  • The Role of the Reflective IS Scholar-Practitioner

    rypm
    1 Sep 2014 | 3:55 pm
    While there will always be a demand for competent Information Systems (IS) professionals, let’s face it: in this economy, competence isn’t good enough. It’s the merely competent who will get the pink slips when the bottom line demands payroll cuts. The real plum jobs, the kind that provide tenure for those supercompetents who practice them well, are those that have more far-reaching implications than a simple ability to maintain the servers and keep the databases in order. One way to achieve this pinnacle of success is to become a reflective IS scholar-practitioner. What…
  • 13 Ways to Boost Broadband Speed

    Tim
    29 Aug 2014 | 7:28 pm
    When your broadband speed drops, the first entity to blame is your broadband service provider. But it’s not always their fault.  There are other factors like outdated hardware, problems with your wireless modem, or software glitches  which can significantly lower the speed of your connection. There are things you can do to fix the problems on your end. Check to see if any of these problems are causing a drop in speed and correct them to enjoy a boost in broadband speed. 1. Update your browser – Are you still using an old version of Internet Explorer? It’s time to download…
  • Protect Your Gadgets from Your Kids

    Jason Welsh
    25 Aug 2014 | 7:10 pm
      Do you have children in your house and you want to keep them away from your gadgets? Or your nephews are visiting you quite often? It is already known that smartphones, tablets, computers, and any other devices of that kind are simply irresistible for kids, no matter their age. They are not a simple toy; kids can learn a lot by using a computer, so you shouldn’t forbid them access to this kind of devices, just try to keep them safe. Nowadays, kids are growing up surrounded by such gadgets and they become more tech-savvy day by day. They want to touch everything, to test any gadget,…
  • 5 Examples of Insect-Inspired Robotics

    Adam Thompson
    4 Aug 2014 | 10:50 am
    Everyone knows that robots are merely lifeless machines, no matter how amazing their abilities may be. However, you may be surprised at how often scientists replicate the features and capabilities of living creatures to increase robotic performance. In fact, there’s even a whole branch of robotics called “biomimetics” dedicated to that single premise. The term biomimetics means literally to “mimic life.” Insects are one form of life from which biomimetic scientists draw significant inspiration for new types of robotic technology. Functions and behaviors that evolved over…
 
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  • Social Business – Europe vs UK

    29 Sep 2014 | 8:07 am
    I wrote a post on the Agile Elephant blog about some observations on UK/US vs European use og Social technologies, this is the first few paragraphs: We attended the IoM conference in Cologne last week, at the same time London Social Media Week was happening. (David gave a keynote talk, the slides are over here). It was interesting to juxtapose the core themes of these 2 events (incidentally, it was our Patchwork Elephant Conference held during last year's Social Media Week London that persuaded us to set up Agile Elephant). In a nutshell, I noted the following large differences in themes on…
  • Ello, Ello - what's going on 'ere

    26 Sep 2014 | 5:47 am
    From Valleywag: Ello is a bright and clean new social network that promises, in its manifesto, to stay free of ads, never sell your data, and not make anyone use real names. People are paying attention to Ello because other people are paying attention to Ello. It is invitation only. Invite only, so only the In crowd get in - Google approach redux. If only one could rely on the no datascraping promises - it's like promising not to be Evil. But, once it has several hundred million users, and a large infusion of funding, and needs to "monetise" before shooting for an IPO - I wonder what…
  • Predicting iPhone development via Moore's Law

    9 Sep 2014 | 12:57 pm
    iPhone 6 launched today, apparently the "Biggest Advancement" in iPhone history. In 2010 we made some predictions about iPhone 6 specs based on a Moore's Law progression (see chart above, written in 2010 - as a commentator notes, 2010 "Hot PC's" had gone up a few notches too by 2014), we thought it would be interesting to go back to that - we were estimating it would: - Launch in 2014 (got that right) - 4Ghz processor (actual apparently 25% faster than the 1 GHz processor in the iPhone 5) - 2 Gb RAM (not yet known but unlikely to be 4Ghz) - 256 GB Memory (currently only 128, same as iPhone 5)…
  • Apple invents watch to watch you

    9 Sep 2014 | 12:40 pm
    Today Apple unveiled the next iPhone (v 6), which pretty much follows our Moore's Law iPredictions, and a watch - Grauniad. The Apple Watch will monitor health and fitness, tracking the wear’s movement, heart rate and activity with built-in sensors, feeding the information into Apple’s Health app for the iPhone and iPad, allowing review and analysis of the data. ... Apple’s new contactless mobile wallet, Apple Pay, will also be available on the Apple Watch to enable users to pay for goods and services in the US using the smartwatch like a contactless credit card. Most people stopped…
  • Big Internet, Small Returns, Warm Data and Cold Water

    5 Sep 2014 | 5:47 am
    There is a new trend emerging, perhaps - these 2 posts from Nick Carr & Awedience blog's Chris Arnold are thought provoking. Nick Carr: We talk about Big Oil and Big Pharma and Big Ag. Maybe it’s time we started talking about Big Internet. That thought crossed my mind after reading a couple of recent posts. One was Scott Rosenberg’s piece about a renaissance in the ancient art of blogging. I hadn’t even realized that blogs were a thing again, but Rosenberg delivers the evidence. Jason Kottke, too, says that blogging is once again the geist in our zeit. Welcome back, world. The other…
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  • SanDisk Launches Two New Products in India

    Criselle Lobo
    18 Sep 2014 | 1:11 am
    SanDisk, the famous American company that is known for providing flash memory storage solutions and software launched two new breakthrough products in Mumbai, recently. The first is the 512GB SanDisk Extreme PRO SDXC UHS-1 memory card – World’s highest capacity full-sized SD memory card and the second one is the 64GB SanDisk Extreme PRO microSDXC UHS-1 card. Speaking at the launch, Mr. Rajesh Gupta, Country Manager India, SanDisk Corporation said “As an industry leader, SanDisk continues to push the boundaries of technology to provide customers with the innovative, reliable,…
  • #fame launched in Mumbai

    Criselle Lobo
    17 Sep 2014 | 10:44 pm
    Today the world is going digital. Slowly, most data that we consume is through the internet. That is why #fame had launched with the intention of becoming Asia’s premier talent led digital entertainment network. #fame strategically focuses on emerging and established talent to promote them and build engaged digital communities around them. This will range from fashion to comedy to food to sport and will include both celebrities and upcoming talent. #Fame has tied up with celebrities like Karan Johar, Anusha Dhandekar, VJ Andy, Maria Goretti, etc. They have adopted a multi-platform approach…
  • Blaupunkt India offers support for e-tailers; launches DIY product range

    Aditya Shenoy
    9 Sep 2014 | 5:40 am
    Blaupunkt has been a key player in the car audio segment. They also used to sell aftermarket car audio equipment along with being the OEMs (Original Equipment Manufacturers) for a lot of car brands like VW, Tata, Mahindra etc. The tussle between electronic brands and e-commerce does not seem to end any time soon, however realizing the need to address this issue; Blaupunkt India has revoked the warranty on products sold online, typically via predatory discounts and offers. Installation of the audio equipment is crucial — improper installation makes the best equipment sound bad. Blaupunkt…
  • Micromax launches Canvas Nitro A310, an Octa-core smartphone priced at Rs. 12,990

    Kushang Dholakia
    8 Sep 2014 | 3:51 am
    Today, Micromax has launched a new smartphone in the Canvas line-up, named ‘Canvas Nitro A310’. It’s priced at Rs. 12,990, directly competing with the newly launched Moto G (2nd Gen). The phone comes with a 5-inch 720p IPS display with 294 ppi. The display doesn’t come with Gorilla Glass, instead Micromax is using a anti-fingerprint oleophobic coating. It’ll be powered by a 1.7Ghz Octa-core MediaTek MTK6592 processor married with Mali 450 GPU and 2GB of RAM. Like the Galaxy Note 2, the back design of the phone has a fake leather stitch panel. It’s running on Android 4.4.2…
  • Today at IFA- Wearables

    Aditya Shenoy
    3 Sep 2014 | 9:48 am
    The IFA event at Berlin has been jam packed with lots of manufacturers unvieling the new generation of Android devices. Looking at the wearable market a lot of smartphone makers are entering the segment. Asus, Samsung and Sony were some of tech giants that unveiled their wearables today. Asus launched the ZenWatch which has a 1.63-inch AMOLED display with a resolution of 320×320 pixels with a pixel density of 278PPI. It is powered by a Snapdragon 400 processor and has 512MB of RAM coupled with 4GB of internal storage. The watch runs a Zen UI skin on top of Android
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  • Crowdfunding A Patent-Free Drug For Treating Cancer

    Glyn Moody
    30 Sep 2014 | 1:11 am
    Here on Techdirt we've been pretty scathing about the way that Big Pharma develops drugs -- often poorly -- and then uses patent monopolies to keep prices so high that only rich Westerners can afford them. Of course, it's easy to complain about the flaws of the current approach, but are there any alternatives? We've already covered one -- using prizes - and now Carl Levinson points us to another potentially powerful approach: crowdsourcing. It's already been adopted by 'Project Marilyn' to develop a patent-free anti-cancer drug: The campaign will fund a xenograft experiment, which is the next…
  • Another Reason For Moving To Open Access: Encouraging Scientific Debates

    Glyn Moody
    29 Sep 2014 | 9:08 pm
    Techdirt has written often enough about how copyright is used to censor criticism. QuestionCopyright.org has an interesting post that offers a variation on that theme: copyright getting in the way of a scientific debate. A band of researchers has been tirelessly trying to demonstrate that a body of scientific work which rests on a paper from over 10 years ago is completely wrong. The only problem is, their argument isn't being allowed to stand or fall on its merits -- instead, copyright restrictions are interfering with their ability to make their case at all. The issue is that in order to…
  • DailyDirt: Traveling Fast Via Waterways

    Michael Ho
    29 Sep 2014 | 5:00 pm
    An enormous amount of cargo travels by boat, and historically, sea transport has been the largest carrier of freight. However, traveling over water isn't a very speedy mode of transportation (typically <20 mph), but there are some possible ways to go faster (though they don't come cheap). Here are just a few examples of sea-going ships that would definitely beat a slow boat to China. Chinese researchers are working on making super-fast submarines that can travel over 750 mph. The vessels would rely on supercavitation (aka forming bubbles around the ship) and some kind of liquid-membrane…
  • Executive Order 12333 Documents Redefine 'Collection,' Authorize Majority Of Dragnet Surveillance Programs

    Tim Cushing
    29 Sep 2014 | 3:51 pm
    Issued in 1981, updated in 1991 (to consolidate power, basically) and continuously expanded (mostly unofficially) since 2001, Executive Order 12333 (EO 12333) is what grants surveillance powers to our nation's intelligence agencies. Foreshadowing the severe twisting of the English language that follows (see also: NSA-to-English dictionary), the opening paragraphs note that what certain wording sounds like isn't actually what it means. [pdf link] In spite of the constraining appearance of all the requirements, under E.O. 12333, DoD Directive 5240 .IR, and DIAR 60-4, intelligence activities…
  • How The Rule Of Law Is Actually Undermining Human Rights

    Mike Masnick
    29 Sep 2014 | 2:44 pm
    This is from a little while ago, but I just had a chance to listen to a fascinating and eye-opening lecture by Professor Conor Gearty at the London School of Economics (LSE posts many of their public lectures online as podcasts, some of which are really excellent). The lecture was officially entitled: Human Rights, Security and the Rule of Law after Snowden. It caught my attention for a variety of reasons, including the inclusion of Snowden, but the bigger point of the lecture actually had very little to do with Snowden. It's really about the gradual and systematic undermining of human rights…
 
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  • Shining Hope for Communities: Furthering Economic Opportunity for Women

    Megan Foo
    29 Sep 2014 | 2:00 am
    I’ve always loved this Amartya Sen quote: “Empowering women with more choices and more freedoms is crucial to achieving a better future for all.” If there is a catalyst to development and increased overall well-being, I believe that it lies in the empowerment of women and girls. In addition to fortifying women with more choices and freedoms in areas like education, healthcare, and nutrition, I think that one of the most powerful ways to expedite “a better future for all” is to give women greater economic freedom and opportunities.read more
  • Startup Diaries: The Hero’s Journey Part VI: Tests, Allies, Enemies

    Ondina Montgomery
    25 Sep 2014 | 2:00 am
    In a tribute to US mythologist and writer Joseph Campbell, who asserted that all mythical heroes experience the same 12 steps on their adventures, Ondina Montgomery draws parallels between Campbell’s Hero’s Journey and that of the entrepreneur. In part 6 of the Journey, the hero learns the rules of her new world. During this time, she endures tests of strength of will, meets friends, and comes face to face with foes. Click here to read the fifth part of Ordina’s series, The Hero’s Journey Part V: Crossing The First Threshold. read more
  • The Next Women Launch in France!

    Lucy Catten
    22 Sep 2014 | 2:00 am
    We are very excited to announce that The Next Women, the first Women’s Online Business Magazine and Community, is launching in France.read more
  • Crowd-Created Book About Women In Technology Published By Diversion Books

    Guest Author
    19 Sep 2014 | 2:00 am
    September 9, 2014—Diversion Books published Innovating Women, a collection of candid, first-hand accounts of women in technology.read more
  • 5 Prominent Women in Global Business

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    17 Sep 2014 | 2:00 am
    Dave Landry discusses some of the world's most powerful and inspirational businesswomen and the story of their success.read more
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  • The Essentials of Information Security Kit: Includes a Free PC Security Handbook - 2nd Edition eBook

    26 Sep 2014 | 2:20 pm
    The Essentials of Information Security brings together the latest in information, coverage of important developments, and expert commentary to help with your Information Security related decisions.The following kit contents will help you get the most out of your Information Security research:PC Security Handbook - 2nd EditionThe Future of Backup as a Data Protection StrategyAdapting Security to the CloudDetecting Heartbleed With RSA Security AnalyticsRequest Free!
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    19 Sep 2014 | 6:50 am
    The iPad CTO Kit brings together the latest in information, coverage of important developments, and expert commentary to help with your IT Management related decisions.The following kit contents will help you get the most out of your IT Management research:iPad Tips and Tricks - A Guide for Executives and ManagersMobile Is The New Face Of EngagementFrost and Sullivan Virtualization Business White Paper, Getting the Most from Your Virtualized Data Center with Converged SystemsMobile Login Best PracticesRequest Free!
  • How the Cloud is Reshaping Virtual Desktops

    25 Aug 2014 | 12:00 am
    Discover the benefits of independence from your physical desktop computer infrastructure.Desktop computing has become an increased cost burden for IT, and a source of frustration for tech-savvy users who expect more flexibility. Cloud-hosted desktops enable companies to mitigate the complexity placed on IT while reducing the risks associated with lost or stolen devices, all at a reduced TCO.Request Free!
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    19 Aug 2014 | 12:00 am
    Power in automotive systems is not stable and is often subject to fluctuations and noise. Proper installation of the power conditioning devices in relation to the hardware you are trying to protect is important. With the Vehicle Best Practices Installation Guide you will learn the background on the problems and solutions as well as guidance for the installation of in-vehicle networks as well as guidance to overcome these obstacles.Request Free!
  • jQuery Hotshot -- Free 32 Page Excerpt

    6 Aug 2014 | 11:50 am
    It has become the standard tool for web developers and designers to add dynamic, interactive elements to their sites, smoothing out browser inconsistencies and reducing costly development time.jQuery Hotshot walks you step by step through 10 projects designed to familiarise you with the jQuery library and related technologies. Each project focuses on a particular subject or section of the API, but also looks at something related, like jQuery's official templates, or an HTML5 feature like localStorage. Build your knowledge of jQuery and related technologies.Learn a large swathe of the API, up…
 
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  • The Essentials of Online Marketing - Free Kit

    23 Sep 2014 | 9:50 am
    The Essentials of Online Marketing, brings together the latest in information, coverage of important developments, and expert commentary to help with your Online Marketing related decisions.The following kit contents will help you get the most out of your Online Marketing research:Industry Report: 2014 Global Email SurveyThe Modern Marketer's Guide to Getting the Most Out of VideoFrom Information to Insights: Understanding Big Data OnlinePreserving Mobile Marketing: 6 Steps Marketers Must Take NowRequest Free!
  • Forrester Market Overview: Hosted Collaboration Services Providers

    25 Aug 2014 | 12:00 am
    Sixty-five percent of IT leaders Forrester recently surveyed said they are interested in or already using software-as-a-service (SaaS) for some portion of their collaboration technology portfolio. But many IT leaders — particularly those at very large organizations — are unsure whether standardized SaaS offerings from Google and Microsoft provide the flexibility they need. These concerns shouldn't prevent CIOs from moving collaboration tools off-premises. We find a burgeoning services sector that can deliver highly customized messaging, teaming, and real-time communication services for…
  • How to Protect Your Brand in Social Media

    25 Aug 2014 | 12:00 am
    The very characteristics that make social media incredibly appealing to consumers are the same ones that make it ripe for scammers seeking to exploit the value and power of established brands. It's not unusual for fans and consumers to be exposed to something new every day, whether a promotion, contest, fan page or enticing content. And, without much history to signal what is genuine and what is not, consumers find themselves at risk of being hoodwinked by brand impersonators, malicious account spoofers and counterfeiters.This white paper offers best practices for protecting your brand--and…
  • Video Killed The Web-Conferencing Star

    20 Aug 2014 | 12:00 am
    Blue Jeans reveals national survey data demonstrating the power of video-centric meetings. According to the survey, the majority of professionals prefer all of their online or remote meetings to include face-to-face video of meeting participants. Download the infographic for the full list of stats.Request Free!
  • 3G/4G Digital Signage Guide

    19 Aug 2014 | 12:00 am
    Combined with cloud-enabled network management and content delivery systems, 3G and 4G wireless broadband networks are propelling digital signage deployments at an accelerated pace. In countless venues, digital signage networked via wireless broadband cellular signal penetrates hard-to-reach locations and new markets, and can achieve a faster return on investment.Request Free!
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  • Real Hamsters Might Actually Be Able to Drive this Kid-Sized Kia Soul

    Chance Kinney
    29 Sep 2014 | 1:43 pm
    The newest ride-on car isn’t even out yet, but you know that kid is already outside driving it around. No one knows how they got it early, but you throw your hands up and accept it, because that’s just how things work with those cool kids. The Kid Trax Kia Sing-a-Long Soul is the ride-on version of Kia’s compact hatchback, except lavished with coolness that rivals the actual Kia Soul. It’s got speakers in the back, blue lights on the underside, and a sweet neon green paint job. Add on a working FM radio and an earphone jack for mp3 playback, and you have the most…
  • History of Smartwatches: They’ve Been Around Longer Than You Think

    Chance Kinney
    29 Sep 2014 | 9:50 am
    As gadgets go, 2014 has been the year of the smartwatch. We’ve seen most major hardware players release their takes on wearable tech this year, along with even more smaller, third-party vendors looking to get a slice of this freshly-baked pie. The frenzy led up to the announcement of the Apple Watch, which, love it or hate it, will most likely take the smartwatch mainstream when it drops early next year. Wristwatch communicators have been the stuff of tech fantasy ever since the days of Dick Tracy, when his 2-way wrist radio was introduced in the strip in the 1940s. That fantasy is…
  • Phiaton BT 220 NC Earphones Enters the Next Frontier with NFC Connectivity

    Chip Chick Staff
    29 Sep 2014 | 9:48 am
    Phiaton are throwing in a whole goodie bag’s worth of features into their new BT 220 NC earphones, which look to be, at the very least, one of the more versatile pairs we’ve seen so far. The BT 220 NC earphones have both Bluetooth 4.0 and NFC connectivity. The NFC connectivity makes it a little easier to pair your earphones to your mobile device, requiring just a tap. The Bluetooth 4.0 connection uses apt-X technology, which helps to improve wireless audio streaming. The earphones should also perform a lot better than your average pair, thanks to 14.3 mm drivers on either side.
  • Here’s How to Get 100% Free Mobile Internet

    Chip Chick Staff
    29 Sep 2014 | 6:44 am
    Free Internet? They say that the best things in life aren’t free – well, we’re about to prove them wrong. You can get the key in the ignition of this free ride by taking advantage of a new deal that FreedomPop is offering you, the readers. Right now, you can grab a MiFi 4082 3G/4G wireless hotspot from FreedomPop for $50, down from the regular asking price of $100. Do that, and they’ll throw in 2 GB of 3G/4G data for one month for free, which usually goes for $20. Once you get your hotspot, you’ll also score 500 MB of free 4G data every month –…
  • Tavik Hemings Case for iPad Air – A Case for Your iPad Air and Your Essentials

    Scott Freedlun
    28 Sep 2014 | 9:01 pm
    Are you looking for a case that will help you stay organized? Despite doing much of our work on our iPad, we still occasionally need to carry some important papers, business cards, and so on, especially when traveling. The Hemings case from Tavik looks to do just that while keeping your precious tablet safe. The Hemings case is a folio case with a full zipper closure to prevent anything from slipping out. The materials and construction are high quality and should wear well. The outside is made of smooth canvas, with similar fabric inside. For the iPad itself, it utilizes a snap-on hard shell…
 
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  • The Social Media Spread of Ebola Virus

    admin
    15 Sep 2014 | 5:36 am
    The Ebola outbreak of 2014 has been by far the largest one in the entire history of West Africa.  The deadly disease has a fatality rate of 90%, i.e 90% of the victims die when the virus attacks them. Simplify360 today released an interesting analysis to catch a glimpse of how the virus is spreading on social media:                                                                                …
  • Why these TOP 15 IT training resources are considered the best

    admin
    28 Aug 2014 | 4:16 am
    Are you one of those people who have registered for a certification or a course but do not have the required resources to prepare for it? Well, do not worry as this has happened to a lot of people. Either there are not any credible resources available to you or you are not able to find any over the internet. This is a problem which needs to be eliminates, as most people do require IT Training resources which will help them in the process of training. However, not all of the vendors out there will provide you with the most reliable and credible training resources. Yes, you are new to this…
  • Celebrate Independence Day with Twitter Chat on #BrandIndia

    admin
    14 Aug 2014 | 10:47 pm
    Simplify360 has planned to celebrate India’s Independence in a unique way. The company is doing a Twitter chat today at 3 PM themed “#BrandIndia with Bhupendra”. Bhupendra, CEO for Simplify360, is talking to some prominent brand experts from around the World regarding India as a brand. The topics to be covered are: 1. How is #BrandIndia today? 2. What did India as a nation missed in last 6 decades? 3. How to build India as a brand of trust and quality? 4. #BrandIndia should be about people or product 5. Role MNC and foreigners play in building Brand India and more. The panel…
  • IBM unveils chip that emulates human brain

    Priya
    10 Aug 2014 | 11:31 am
      The International Business Machines Corporation or IBM is an American consulting corporation and a multination technological enterprise.  It is headquartered in Armonk, New York. IBM not only markets but also manufactures computer software and hardware and also provides infrastructure, consulting and hosting services in various areas starting from mainframe computers up to nanotechnology. Recently, IBM revealed a computer chip which is about the size of a postage stamp and is claimed to spur up the functions of the synapses, neurons and other characteristics of the brain to carry out…
  • Microsoft wants to change the way you see your smartphone’s screen

    Priya
    10 Aug 2014 | 11:28 am
    According to Hong Tan who is a senior researcher at Microsoft Research Asia, we should not limit ourselves only to sliding across and tapping our fingers on the screen for interaction with others through tablets or smartphones. Microsoft is working to build a touchscreen technology for all mobile devices which would cater to different sensations based on whatever you type. To give an example, if you are typing on the touchscreen keypad, you will get the feel very similar to when you press a key. Also while you drag or move a file or a group of them, anywhere on your mobile device’s home…
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  • Logbook Blogger Template

    Carmela Maraan
    23 Sep 2014 | 4:37 am
    Have a lot of images and photos to share with your audience? Then Logbook is Blogger template that may be up your alley. With just one column, Logbook showcases all your images beautifully, placing them in center stage. It’s fully responsive, optimized for SEO, with fast page loading. You can easily customize it with your own background image, logo, color schemes, and other settings to fit your theme perfectly. Other features include: Elegant Template Design Free Professional Look Breaking News Ticker Video Support – Youtube, Vimeo and Dailymotion Search Engine Optimized Fully…
  • Adelle Blogger Template

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    17 Sep 2014 | 6:40 am
    Running a blog or site geared towards the fairer sex? Adelle Blogger Template might just be the thing for you. With its muted pink confetti header and minimalist layout, it exudes elegance and femininity, but doesn’t skimp on the substance. It can be used for magazine-type, fashion, or personal blogs, featuring a dropdown menu, related posts, Google fonts, custom post timestamp, post share, and social buttons. It’s also responsive so your readers can view your site from any device with ease. This template features: 1 sidebar 2 columns Adapted from WordPress Fixed width Responsive…
  • Perk Misty Blogger Template

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    11 Sep 2014 | 3:35 am
    If you’ve got a lot to share, then Perk Misty Blogger template by Template Trackers may just be the template you need. This elegantly designed template can be used on a wide variety of niches, and is specially made to showcase your posts in a beautiful and modern layout that your visitors won’t be able to resist browsing through. Perk Misty is responsive so your blog can be viewed from any device, and is packed with features to help you make the most of your site. Your latest post is cleverly highlighted in the home page, where your readers can also view your other featured and…
  • Sora Movies Blogger Template

    Carmela Maraan
    3 Sep 2014 | 3:47 am
    If you’re a movie buff, then Sora Movies template for Blogger is perfect for you. You can use this template for blogs centered on cinema, movie promotion, theater, movie communities, and even TV shows. It allows you to display your preferred shows in movie poster format, so your visitors are at liberty to click on their images to read more. The gallery displays the images in a unique manner, so when you hover over the image, it slides to the corner to reveal more info. It also has banner areas where you can show ads and earn money from them without disrupting your blog’s overall…
  • Effective Blogger Template

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    22 Aug 2014 | 12:52 am
    Effective is an elegant magazine-type template for Blogger that’s fully responsive. Its dark background makes it easy for your visitors to browse through your content without tiring out their eyes, plus its many features allow you to pack in as much relevant content as you like on your pages. Some of Effective’s features include: 2 columns jQuery slider Dropdown menus 468×60 header banner Related posts Minimalist layout 3-column footer Tabbed widgets 1 sidebar Top navigation bar Web 2.0 Featured section You can find instructions on installing and customizing your template…
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  • Huawei Honor 6 Review: Flagship Like Experience at Affordable Prices

    Raju PP
    30 Sep 2014 | 2:37 am
    2014 has seen the entry of some highly competitive mid-range smartphones from Chinese vendors like Xiaomi, OnePlus, Lenovo, Gionee and Oppo. Gone are the days when people would dismiss them as just another Chinese phone. Flagship phones from these vendors offer real bang for your bucks. One name... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Best 10 Android Apps This Week

    Radu Tyrsina
    29 Sep 2014 | 10:53 am
    It’s time for our usual roundup with the best new Android apps that have been released on the Google Play Store. While this week hasn’t been as exciting as the previous one, when we saw such titles as FIFA 15 Ultimate Team, Spider-Man Unlimited, Interstellar, Goat Simulator, Star Wars:... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • BlackBerry Launches its Flagship Smartphone Passport in India for Rs 49,990

    Radu Tyrsina
    29 Sep 2014 | 3:32 am
    Canadian company BlackBerry had recently announced its flagship smartphone, the Passport (along with the new BlackBerry Blend service) and we had published an extensive piece covering all its features and specs. Now, the device has been officially announced for the Indian market, having a price... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Huawei Honor 6 Launched in India for Rs. 19999, Available Exclusively on Flipkart

    Radu Tyrsina
    29 Sep 2014 | 2:57 am
    Huawei is focusing more and more on emerging markets, and after it has recently unveiled the Huawei Honor Play 4, -a 64-bit CPU device with 4G LTE for Just $130 -, the company is announcing the Huawei Honor 6 for Indian customers. The smartphone will be priced at Rs. 19999, which is the equivalent... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • First Impressions: BlackBerry Passport: A Chunky Chip off the Old – and New – Block!

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    29 Sep 2014 | 12:43 am
    There is no getting around it – the BlackBerry Passport is the one phone that will turn heads this winter. The sentiment that accompanies the head-turning could, however, well determine the future of the once iconic smartphone brand. For, the Passport is simply the most noticeable device we... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
 
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  • DCI Featured in CIO Review Magazine!

    Madhuri
    9 Sep 2014 | 12:22 am
    We are proud to announce that DCI has been featured in the August 2014 issue of CIO Review, a technology magazine. The article, ‘Rendering Customized, Scalable and Cost Effective Solutions’, details DCI’s history and growth to date, the organization’s working, and its go-to-market strategy. It offers a glimpse into DCI’s groundbreaking Android app, Cash On Apps, which pioneers a new way for people to discover terrific apps and games, while earning mobile credits as incentives. It also highlights CEO Venkatesh’s experience, and the ebullient leadership that he…
  • How to Gain Millions of Users for Your Gaming App [E-Book]

    C.R. Venkatesh
    2 Sep 2014 | 2:58 am
    We are thrilled to announce the launch of our e-book, How to Gain Millions of Users for Your Gaming App, which provides developers with valuable information and guidelines for success in the app marketplace. Developers are aware that the app market is saturated with millions of apps, and standing out from the lot to gain the attention of gamers can take quite an effort. Our new e-book explores the entire process of developing and marketing a gaming app, from concept to post-launch follow-up, and highlights the best ways to gain visibility and traction in the app market. The potential of any…
  • 5 Tips on Writing an SEO-Friendly Blog Post

    Caroline Prince
    25 Aug 2014 | 12:37 am
    It has been well established that SEO is just as essential to a blog writer as it to is to a website content writer. If your blog content is not garnering a good readership despite the high quality of content in the post, it could mean that search engines are not finding your blog. On the other hand, sacrificing quality for the sake of SEO is not prudent, either. Ideally, striking the balance between quality and SEO would not only open your blog post to discovery, but can even lead to and sustain a loyal readership. Here are a few tips you can follow to make your blog post SEO-friendly: 1. It…
  • Our Exhibition Stall in mBillionth

    C.R. Venkatesh
    28 Jul 2014 | 3:17 am
    DCI participated in mBillionth by showcasing its products, services and digital innovations in an exhibition organized as part of the one-day event. Held at India Habitat Centre in New Delhi on July 18, 2014, the expo provided us with significant opportunities to benchmark ourselves against leading IT service providers, boost the profile and brand influence of our firm, and interact with potential customers. mBillionth Award, an initiative of the Digital Empowerment Foundation, is a platform that explores the latent potential of the mobile & telecom sector across 8 countries in South…
  • 6 Steps to Create a Successful Social Media Strategy Plan

    Caroline Prince
    4 Jul 2014 | 12:35 am
    Every business, be it a well-established brand or an up and coming start-up, knows that social media is an essential part of a solid business strategy. A social media strategy does not simply involve setting up accounts across various platforms and expecting your customer base to magically increase. Just like with any other business plan, a social media strategy requires diligent thought and planning before being put into action. If you are planning to integrate a social media strategy into your business plan, but are not sure of where to begin, here are six steps to help you on your way: 1.
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  • Adobe, Google bring Photoshop to Chromebooks

    29 Sep 2014 | 11:49 am
    Chromebooks are fast, easy to use and secure. They bring the best of the cloud right to your desktop, whether that's Google Drive, Google+ Photos or Gmail. Today, in partnership with Adobe, we're welcoming Creative Cloud onto Chromebooks, initially with a streaming version of Photoshop. This will be available first to U.S.-based Adobe education customers with a paid Creative Cloud membership - so the Photoshop you know and love is now on Chrome OS. No muss, no fuss. This streaming version of Photoshop is designed to run straight from the cloud to your Chromebook. It's always up-to-date and…
  • EU to accuse Apple of taking illegal tax aid from Ireland

    29 Sep 2014 | 6:12 am
    The European Union will accuse Apple of taking illegal aid from the Irish state through sweetheart tax deals over two decades, the Financial Times reported on Monday. A European Commission investigation into Apple's tax affairs in Ireland, where it has a rate of less than 2%, has found that the company benefited from illegal state aid, the newspaper reported, citing sources close to the matter. Nail these corporate criminals.
  • Over 200000 BlackBerry Passports sold

    29 Sep 2014 | 6:03 am
    Since announcement of the BlackBerry Passport in Toronto, London and Dubai, there has been over 200,000 devices sold across Amazon and Shop BlackBerry. As noted by BlackBerry CEO John Chen on the Q2 2015 earnings call, the BlackBerry Passport has moved to the number one spot on the Amazon unlocked device list and sold out through ShopBlackBerry within the first six hours after sales had gone live. I'm pretty sure all the really, really funny people are already making very, very funny jokes about these numbers compared to the quazillion iPhones Apple sold in three nanoseconds. We're all…
  • My coworkers made me use Mac OS 9 for their amusement

    29 Sep 2014 | 5:57 am
    So here I am on a battered PowerBook that will barely hold a charge, playing with classic Mac OS (version 9.2.2) and trying to appreciate the work of those who developed the software in the mid-to-late '90s (and to amuse my co-workers). We're now 12 years past Steve Jobs' funeral for the OS at WWDC in 2002. While some people still find uses for DOS, I'm pretty sure that even the most ardent classic Mac OS users have given up the ghost by now - finding posts on the topic any later than 2011 or 2012 is rare. So if there are any of you still out there, I think you're all crazy... but I'm going…
  • What is the Shellshock Bash bug and why does it matter?

    25 Sep 2014 | 10:00 pm
    By now you may have heard about a new bug found in the Bash shell. And unless you're a programmer or security expert, you're probably wondering if you should really worry. The short answer is: Don't panic, but you should definitely learn more about it, because you may be in contact with vulnerable devices. This bug, baptized "Shellshock" by Security Researchers, affects the Unix command shell "Bash," which happens to be one of the most common applications in those systems. That includes any machine running Mac OS X or Linux. A very simple and straightforward explanation of this major new…
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  • Sennheiser Urbanite On-ear Headphones Review

    Digital Trends
    29 Sep 2014 | 9:28 pm
    Sennheiser’s Urbanite beat Beats at their own game. Once bass-heads get their ears on these headphones, they’ll never turn back. (9.5 out of 10) Pros Incredibly detailed treble and midrange Just the right boost in bass Awesome stereo separation and soundstage Comfortable and stylish Cons Headband lacks padding, can slip while active No ¼-inch adapter […]
  • GoPro Hero4 Black & Silver Editions

    Brian Mitchell
    29 Sep 2014 | 6:07 pm
    GoPro today unveiled their most advanced wearable video cameras. The new HERO4 line consists of the 4K Black Edition ($500) and 1080p Silver Edition ($400) with touch displays. In addition,  the company is releasing an entry-level $130 action camcorder just called HERO, which can capture high-quality 1080p video at 30fps and 720p video at 60fps. HERO4 Black […]
  • Samsung SD590C Curved LED Monitor

    Brian Mitchell
    29 Sep 2014 | 5:04 pm
    Samsung today announced the SD590C curved 27-inch LED monitor with super narrow bezel for a sleek look or multi-screen capability. Stereo speakers built directly into the monitor’s curve complete the package with high-quality surround sound, while a specialized mode optimizes the monitor for gaming with just one click. Through its carefully selected curvature of 4000R, […]
  • Wellograph Review

    Digital Trends
    29 Sep 2014 | 8:00 am
    The Wellograph is a very stylish way to track your activity, but it’s also very expensive and it doesn’t do a great deal. (5 out of 10) Pros Premium style Works with Android, iOS, and WP Water resistant Cons Chunky No notifications Expensive at $350 Fitness and technology have collided in a big way […]
  • Sony Alpha a5100 Review

    TechRadar
    29 Sep 2014 | 6:00 am
    and features Sony is slowly replacing many of the cameras that used to be branded with the NEX moniker, and the A5100 is the replacement for the NEX-5T. Although the camera is the same shape as its predecessor, Sony has fitted it with the same excellent 24.3 million pixel sensor and Bionz X processor […]
 
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  • [Giveaway] IM-Magic Partition Resizer Pro - Extend System Partition without Losing Data

    Deepesh Agarwal
    25 Sep 2014 | 10:21 pm
    System partition is running out of disk space on Windows PC? Many computer users feel it difficult to solve low disk space issue on Windows system partition, because data stored on this partition is usually very important. You can delete or move everything stored on a partition to free up disk space. You can also reinstall system and reformat the system partition to erase everything on it. However, you will lose important data on the partition after deleting or reformatting. Then, is there any way to extend system partition without losing any data when it is running on low disk space?
  • #bentgate - Apple iPhone 6 Plus Bends In Your Pocket !!

    Deepesh Agarwal
    25 Sep 2014 | 4:26 am
    Apple iPhone 6 Plus is prone to bending pretty easily (video) and the internet is already abuzz about it. The same has called for some really funny takes on the phenomenon which is now being called #bentgate, here are few good ones for you to enjoy.
  • New PDF Compressor That Cuts Scanned PDF Files Down to Size

    Deepesh Agarwal
    24 Sep 2014 | 1:17 am
    There are lots of scanned PDF files need to be copied, transferred or exchanged often on the Internet. However, scanned PDF documents are made from images and the file sizes are very large. It is not easy to send emails with large PDF attachments. PDF Compressor aims to solve a common problem of today's electronic documentation. The majority of currently existing PDF files contains nothing but scanned copies of corresponding paper documents. Since the content of such files is mostly images, scanned PDF documents can sometimes be quite large, to a point when sending them in emails or via Skype…
  • Run Android Applications in Chrome On Windows, Linux and Mac OS X

    Deepesh Agarwal
    22 Sep 2014 | 2:41 am
    Developing applications on web-browsers as platform offers the advantage of cross-platform compatibility and what else can be better if we can run Android applications on a web-browser like Google Chrome, which in-turns results in cross-platform functionality of Android app on Windows, Linux and Mac bridging the gap between mobile and desktop app Eco-system. Google has been officially working to achieve this and has already made available an run-time which only supports a few applications at the moment, the same has now been unlocked/hacked by developer Vlad Filippov making it run other…
  • [Giveaway] idoo Video Cutter

    Deepesh Agarwal
    20 Sep 2014 | 3:10 am
    idoo Video Cutter supports Windows XP/7/8/9 and other PC platforms. The biggest feature is its powerful format conversion functionality in addition to the cutter. In terms of format conversion functionality, it has the power of professional format conversion software, supporting most formats. Another feature is that it has three subroutines, and completely fits the real needs of users, solving a variety of problems encountered by users. Firstly ,we will look at the software interface, then we will start idoo Video Cutter, see three subroutines (functionality):“Advanced Cutter”、“Batch…
 
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  • The History of Content Marketing: Nashville Bicycle Messenger, 1910

    Rex Hammock
    24 Sep 2014 | 8:45 pm
    Nashville, November 1910. “George Christopher, Postal Telegraph messenger #7, fourteen years old. Been at it over three years. Does not work nights.” The photograph and caption are both by Lewis Wickes Hine, who took thousands of portraits of young bicycle messengers and other child laborers on behalf of the Nation Child Labor Committee at the turn of the 20th century. Hine’s photos, and the work of the committee, are credited with influencing public opinion to the degree that in 1916, Congress passed legislation protecting children: the Keating-Owen Act. The Library of…
  • Direct-to-customer media was the promise of the internet. What happened?

    Rex Hammock
    18 Sep 2014 | 2:24 pm
    From the current Hammock Idea Email: “As a marketer, you should be focused first and foremost on developing media and content that serve your customers, that add value to your products by helping fulfill the promise made when the customer purchased them. Everything else, all the social media and SEO investment, should be viewed as support for the only media you own and control: the content that connects you directly to your customer.” (Continue reading: “Idea: Don’t Rein In New Marketing Opportunities With an Old Marketing Strategy”…) Related posts: Customer…
  • How Apple Masters “The Prestige”

    Rex Hammock
    7 Sep 2014 | 6:59 am
    The current Hammock Idea Email is about what you can learn about Apple’s new product launch magic by ignoring the products Apple unveils on Tuesday and focusing, rather, on how they handle the “third act” of any trick, “The Prestige”: Next Tuesday, Apple will hold one of its famous new product unveilings. If you want to learn why Apple is the master of such unveilings, here’s our advice: Ignore the products they launch. Concentrate instead on watching Apple’s mastery of “The Prestige.” Continue reading (…) Sidenote related to obscure blogging thing:…
  • And instagram’s Hyperlapse is Cool, Too

    Rex Hammock
    4 Sep 2014 | 8:24 am
    This is a followup to my post yesterday about Vine. If you haven’t checked out Instagram’s new feature called Hyperlapse, it also is worth playing with to understand how tools you play with can become tools you can’t do without one day. Anyone who has used the time lapse feature on a GoPro camera to speed up the action and get rid of the bumps will recognize what’s taking place. Read more about it here and check out this video below to see what it will do: Related posts: How Could One Not Buy a GoPro Camera After Watching This? Some gimmicky magazine technology that…
  • Vine is going to be a next kinda somewhat bigger thing

    Rex Hammock
    3 Sep 2014 | 9:27 am
    Vine has been around for a couple of years, but it seems to be gaining some traction, or perhaps that’s just because I’m seeing people use it differently than before. (Translation: Cats). As it’s owned by Twitter, Vine is not going anywhere, even if it’s not going anywhere, if you know what I mean. However, recently the app was beefed up a bit with some new edit features added that make it more compelling (and fun) to use. As I’ve indicated before, I’m a fan of animated GIFs and Vine is, well, sort of an animated GIF (they call them “looping…
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  • Everything You Need To Know About iOS 8: How to Install iOS 8 on iPhone, iPad, iPod?

    SK Mezanul Haque
    17 Sep 2014 | 6:30 pm
    Apple on September 17, 2014 released iOS 8. The latest iOS is available worldwide for all iOS devices includes iPhone, iPad and iPod devices. Details of iOS 8 supported device is at the end of this post. Apple is marketing iOS 8 as the biggest iOS update released, since the launch of the App Stores. With literally hundreds of new features, that includes new Messages, Photos features, new QuickType keyboard that supports more languages, a new Health app, Family Sharing, iCloud Drive and more, iOS 8 is really the biggest update ever released. Apple has also fixed a lot of bugs and fixed…
  • Google Software Removal Tool for Chrome Web Browser

    SK Mezanul Haque
    15 Sep 2014 | 4:06 am
    Web browsers are the window to the open world of Internet. It doesn’t matter which operating system you are using, web browser is your most used application. Today’s cloud centric approach towards everything makes browsers a necessary. That’s one reason cyber-criminals loves your browser so much. They try to manipulate browser settings in many ways. Sometimes, it’s a pesky toolbar that doesn’t go away easily. Sometimes they change browser settings, your browser home page or tabs that redirects you to a malicious website of their choice. Almost all popular web…
  • 5 Million Google Accounts Reported Compromised, Was Your Account In The List? Here’s How To Tell, Protect Yourself

    SK Mezanul Haque
    10 Sep 2014 | 2:06 pm
    Nearly, 5 million Gmail accounts is reported compromised. Was your Gmail account (aka Google Account) in the list? Was your account hacked? Here’s how to find out if your Gmail account is safe. Also, what steps you should take to protect your account. Earlier, on Wednesday, a report published on a Russian news website. The report claimed that around 5 million (exactly 4929090) Gmail accounts were compromised. The data of all Gmail usernames and passwords were published to a Russian Bitcoin forum. The poster, tvskit, claimed that 60% of the accounts are valid and the passwords are…
  • Windows 8.1 Update 2 (aka August Update) Available for Download Again

    SK Mezanul Haque
    5 Sep 2014 | 4:59 am
    Microsoft recently removed August Update (aka Windows 8.1 Update 2) files because of multiple issues that occurred after users installed them. Users went to Microsoft Community forum complaining various issues. Issues including Black Screen of Boot error, BSOD, font rendering issues, etc. Initially Microsoft had very little to offer users a solution to fix the issues. Microsoft has now released Windows 8.1 August Update again to all Windows 8.1 Update 1 users. Now that Microsoft has re-released the update its obvious that the company have fixed the issues. Windows 8.1 August Update download…
  • Update Google Chrome: Latest Google Chrome 37 Download Links

    SK Mezanul Haque
    1 Sep 2014 | 11:30 pm
    Google Chrome Team has released Google Chrome 37 to the Stable channel of Google Chrome. The latest Chrome update is a minor update bumping up the version number to 37.0.2062.103 is now available for Windows. Chrome web browser should pick the update and install it automatically. Bookmark this page for latest Google Chrome web browser updates. This update addresses some user feedback related to how Chrome renders text when display scaling is set to 125% or lower. If you found a bug or face an issue while using Chrome browser, you can report them at crbug.com. How To Manually Update…
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  • Restrict Google Forms to only Allow One Entry Per Person

    Amit Agarwal
    30 Sep 2014 | 12:38 am
    You have created a survey using Google Forms but people have quickly figured out a way to game your poll and tilt the results in their favor. They are submitting multiple entries, and because Google Forms will not record the I.P. address or the email of the form submitter, it is nearly impossible for you to separate the duplicate submissions from the genuine entries. How do you restrict Google Forms to only allow a single entry from a user? If you are a Google Apps user, you can always restrict the Google Form to accept entries only from users who are part of your domain and the response…
  • How to Collect Email Leads from Twitter in a Google Spreadsheet

    Amit Agarwal
    26 Sep 2014 | 6:25 am
    One of the best features of Twitter that is relatively unknown to most users is their Lead Generation cards. Your tweet, see live example, will have a button and when another Twitter user clicks the button, their email address is sent to your application (which happens to be a Google spreadsheet in this case). Whether you are a small website owner or an event organizer, you can use these Lead Generation cards to easily collect email addresses from Twitter users who may be interested in your product. For instance, Twitter users can subscribe to your email newsletter with a click without…
  • Get Quick Access to Most-Used Apps on your Android Phone

    Amit Agarwal
    25 Sep 2014 | 3:50 am
    You probably have a few dozen Android apps installed on your phone but the number of apps that you may be using on a regular basis is likely to be small. A recent Nielsen report says that the average number of apps used by phone owners is just around 26 per month. Another Comscore report suggests that people tend to cling to a few apps they like and that nearly three of every four minutes spent using apps was in any of four preferred apps. Now what is the best way to arrange your favorite apps on the home screen so that the apps you use most often are easily accessible? You can of course…
  • Write Emails in HTML and Send them through GMail

    Amit Agarwal
    22 Sep 2014 | 7:00 am
    The all-new HTML Mail app lets you compose and send emails using the new Gmail API. You can sign-in with your Gmail account and compose emails using the WYSIWYG editor, or if you are comfortable with code, switch to the HTML mode and write messages in HTML and CSS directly. The HTML Mail app sends emails using your own Gmail account but unlike the previous versions, it does not require full access to your Google Account. It only needs permission to compose and send messages on your behalf and would not be able to read anything else in your mailbox. The app is open-source but you can always…
  • Save SlideShare Presentations as Animated GIFs

    Amit Agarwal
    10 Sep 2014 | 6:39 am
    A new web called GIFDeck helps you convert any presentation hosted on SlideShare into an animated GIF file. All you have to do is specify the deck URL and the app will fetch the individual slides as images and stitches them all together in a single GIF that will auto-play and auto-loop. Here’s a sample GIF created from a SlidShare presentation on Steve Jobs. The app only converts the initial 10 slides, probably to keep the size of GIF within limits, but you do have an option to queue all the slides of a deck for conversion. While SlideShare does offer an HTML5 based option to embed…
 
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  • How Technology Has Permeated the Current Office Workspace

    Osterr Wight
    22 Sep 2014 | 5:09 am
    A moment of silence, please, for all those poor office workers who had to record everything on paper back in the fifties. The offices of today would look like the command deck of the Enterprise compared to what generations past had to work with. Let’s take a look at how completely our future-toys have changed […] Related posts: Five surprising facts about Wi-Fi Logitech Wireless Speaker Z515 Review Tips for Helping your Small Business Thrive in the Windy City
  • What is a hosted PBX, and what are the benefits of using it?

    Osterr Wight
    31 Aug 2014 | 2:18 pm
    The great appeal of a Hosted PBX phone system is that you can have a sophisticated telephone system for your business without having to outlay massive dollars for expensive telephone equipment. In fact, a Hosted PBX either operates with an existing telephone service or replaces it entirely. It’s easy to use and operate A Hosted […] Related posts: Tips for Helping your Small Business Thrive in the Windy City Things to Consider When Buying a Communication System. Just Upgraded to Google Voice
  • How a Website Overhaul Can Revamp Your Business

    Osterr Wight
    21 Aug 2014 | 5:03 am
    Your website is one of the most powerful promotional tools your business has. However, a ‘bad’ website can be just as detrimental to your bottom line as not having an online presence at all. When was the last time you really thought about your website and if it’s doing what you need it to do? […] Related posts: Tips for Helping your Small Business Thrive in the Windy City 4 tips for your Business Facebook page How an Eye-catching Website Design Can Help Generate More Followers for Your Blog
  • Essential Mac Software from a Windows User

    Wardell Latham
    16 Aug 2014 | 7:44 pm
    I’ve been a Microsoft Windows user for most of my life and I don’t imagine that will change any time soon. With that being said there is a fondness by many in the design community for Apple Mac computers which is why I’ve found myself doing a lot of work on a Mac recently. I’ve […] Related posts: Software Spotlight: Greenshot Free Graphic Software Software Spotlight: CLCL
  • The Basics of Awesome Product Photography

    Osterr Wight
    23 Jul 2014 | 5:57 am
    Whether you’re creating an image library for use in web or advertising material or setting up an online store, chances are that many of your potential customers are going to be introduced to your product via a photograph. You only get one chance to make an impact with your first impression, so make sure the […] Related posts: The Basics of Good Web Design How LinkedIn Killed Your Resume 4 Awesome Things You Didn’t Know About Your iPhone
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  • NTT DoCoMo launches sensor-laden kids' watch

    30 Sep 2014 | 2:35 am
    Japanese parents who want to keep close tabs on their kids will soon be able to wrap sensor-laden 3G watches on their wrists.Mobile carrier NTT DoCoMo is moving into children’s wearables with its Docotch 01, announced Tuesday in Tokyo.The wristwatch has GPS for location tracking as well as sensors that can relay data on air temperature and humidity. An accelerometer can also show if children are running around or resting.Knowing the temperature and humidity conditions around children could help prevent heatstroke on torrid summer days, a DoCoMo spokesperson said.The watch has 3G so kids can…
  • Free is good: No-cost Panda Software tops AV-Test's rankings of antivirus software

    30 Sep 2014 | 2:00 am
    Antivirus suites are only as good as their latest tests. And in AV-test.org’s latest roundup for July and August, the usual suspects—BitDefender, Kaspersky, McAfee, and Symantec—came out on top.The same holds true for the free options. If you’re a cheapskate, you can download Panda Security’s free cloud antivirus and have a good chance that it will catch everything that the shadowy corners of the Web can throw at it—as it did in AV-test’s own proving ground. AV-Test.org AV-test.org’s rankings of the various antimalware suites for July and August. We’ve highlighted the free…
  • Apple's iPhone will go on sale in China on Oct. 17

    30 Sep 2014 | 1:20 am
    Apple’s iPhone 6 will go on sale on Oct. 17 in mainland China, one of the biggest markets for the company, with high demand expected from existing iPhone users.The company said the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus would arrive mid-October in the country, just hours after Chinese regulators approved the phones on Tuesday. The devices will be on sale on all three of China’s mobile carriers, and will support both 4G network standards used in China, TDD and FDD LTE.Pre-orders for the smartphones will start on Oct. 10, Apple said.Mainland China was mysteriously absent from the first list of markets…
  • EPIC seeks enforcement action over Arizona data breaches

    29 Sep 2014 | 10:15 pm
    A privacy watchdog filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission against a community college district in Arizona that lost the personal data of 2.5 million students and employees in two data breaches.The Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) asked the FTC in its complaint Monday to bring an enforcement action in federal district court against the Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) for violating the “Safeguards Rule,” which requires customer data to be secured.EPIC, a nonprofit organization based in Washington, is also seeking that the MCCCD obtain an…
  • China clears iPhone 6 for sale only after security tweaks

    29 Sep 2014 | 10:05 pm
    China has effectively cleared the iPhone 6 for sale in the country, granting the product a license, but not before a government regulator demanded Apple make some security changes in the iOS operating system to fix suspected flaws in the software.China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) recently granted the iPhone 6 a network access license, the government regulator said in an online posting on Tuesday, following weeks of speculation about the delay in the approval.The government’s online database referred to network access licenses being granted to four Apple phones…
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  • Self service OData feeds from Oracle, DB2, Sybase, Hadoop, Postgres

    Sumit Sarkar
    5 Sep 2014 | 8:46 am
    From recent consulting projects, I’m hearing from both IT and business users interested in OData production from on-premise business systems.  This “self service” need is in contrast to my last article on OData production using the Entity Framework for .NET developers. The demand is partly due to mobile application development, along with the growing OData ecosystem where we’re seeing adoption from the likes of Progress Software, Microsoft, IBM, SAP, Tableau Software, Apple, and Salesforce. Read my tutorial published odata.org This is my first published blog…
  • Making Mobile Part of The Enterprise

    Jeff Reser
    4 Sep 2014 | 11:31 am
    Data in its most raw form starts as an infinite, formless river of facts and figures, but with increased mobile adoption, workers in the enterprise are demanding beautiful data that’s consistent with the user experience they’ve come to expect from their non-enterprise apps. While Excel has been the go-to tool to transform tables into charts and make sense of raw data – it’s main limitation is the freshness of the data. By the time it reaches the business users, the info is stale. With more workers spending time on their mobile devices, it only makes sense for the enterprise to be able…
  • Getting to Know Cassandra

    Jeff Reser
    26 Aug 2014 | 8:58 am
    Today’s data-driven world is both a blessing and a curse for IT managers. While Big Data makes it possible to solve business challenges, turning information from different sources into actionable insight can be a real challenge. How do you keep your organization moving forward, but still keep things simple for IT?  With the emergence of open source database management systems like Apache Cassandra, data connectivity is evolving to meet requirements for speed and consistency — and returning some normalcy to IT managers. Cassandra is a NoSQL data store that’s architected for real-time…
  • MongoDB, Cassandra, APIs Oh My! Let’s Talk Data at Progress Exchange

    Jeff Reser
    21 Aug 2014 | 8:49 am
    45 days to go until Progress Exchange 2014, and our team at Progress DataDirect can’t wait! This year, Progress’ annual partner and customer conference will take place October 6-8 in Orlando, FL. If you attended last year’s event in Boston, you probably remember lots of orange, sparks everywhere and news of significant updates to our Pacific PaaS solution. The focus this year is to demonstrate just how far we’ve progressed (no pun intended) since then! We’ll be talking next generation application development, and all that encompasses – from mobile, to data connectivity, to cloud,…
  • Enhanced Access to Your Force.com Solutions

    Greg Stasko
    4 Aug 2014 | 1:50 pm
    Many powerful vertical solutions are now available on the Force.com platform via the AppExchange – For ITSM (IT Service Management), there is BMC’s Remedyforce. Navatar Group offers Financial Services solutions, and ERP and accounting solutions are available from FinancialForce and RootStock. Veeva offers a CRM solution for the life sciences, to highlight just a few. Standard Remedyforce Dashboard Force.com solutions provide varying capabilities when it comes to reporting or analytics. Being based on the Force.com platform, the integrated reporting or analytics will likely be…
 
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  • Instant Cash Magnet Biz In A Box – Complete Business In A Box!

    Daniel Lew
    24 Sep 2014 | 6:11 pm
    I’ll make this quick cos I know you’re busy and time is money. If you’re anything like me you’re aware that there is a huge army of people searching the internet for ways to make some much-needed extra cash. Click here to watch the free video! But you probably also know only too well how [...]
  • Local Scribe Vol 2 – Easily Capture The Attention of Local Biz Owners!

    Daniel Lew
    23 Sep 2014 | 6:49 pm
    Attention offline marketers! Are you missing out on the video craze? Now there is an easy way to offer your clients video services or do your own video landlording to create leads for your clients… That is why I wanted to offer you a done for you solution to help you start offering video services [...]
  • Ninja Traffic Profits – $100+ Paydays With These Two Super Easy FREE Ninja Traffic Strategies!

    Daniel Lew
    21 Sep 2014 | 5:42 pm
    How long have you been trying to make money online? Are you one of the many that have fallen into the trap of buying product after product and having nothing to show for it except a negative balance? One of the biggest problems is the promises of HUGE lumps of cash in no time. But [...]
  • Facebook for Authors – Learn More About Facebook Marketing!

    Daniel Lew
    20 Sep 2014 | 6:23 pm
    Have you bought every other Facebook course on the market and still struggle to figure out how to apply it to your publishing business? I know exactly how you feel because that’s what happened to me. I’ve literally spent thousands of dollars digging into every Facebook course I could get my hands on in the [...]
  • Viral Lead Machine Pro – Free Traffic Made Easy!

    Daniel Lew
    19 Sep 2014 | 11:09 am
    Let’s be honest. It doesn’t matter how you want to make money online – whether it’s through… – Amazon affiliate marketing – JV Zoo or Clickbank – Your own info-products – Teespring – You name it …there’s ONE thing that EVERY internet marketer NEEDS to be successful… …Cheap, reliable traffic. => Check it out here! [...]
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  • Modern SEO Strategy,Getting a return on the investment

    gayan
    24 Sep 2014 | 7:07 am
    By now everyone should know that (SEO) search engine optimization is crucial for any company that’s want more exposure on their website. This is why you need a modern SEO strategy, along with tips on how to build a program that helps you gain profitable results (customers) not just a high ranking, from organic search.You can use SEO to drive traffic to your business website. But if your visitors are unable to reach you online, then you haven’t added much assessment to your business. First make sure that your website is optimized to induce interested visitors to contact you. This mean…
  • What to know when approaching an SEO agent

    gayan
    22 Sep 2014 | 12:44 pm
    SEO agencies are often coming forth with ridiculous offers promising the world while delivering crap.I know from first hand experience in Germany. I’m not sure agencies in other countries get away with that level of over-promising too but here are some questions you need to ask before you sign that obligatory one year contract.Who is actually doing the work?The sales rep in the fancy suit from Armani or the well known SEO guru aka agency owner won’t be the one who does the work. In most cases it will be not only someone else but a person very low in the hierarchy of the company.
  • How to be PRODUCTIVE

    gayan
    22 Sep 2014 | 11:59 am
    Did you ever know the people who get so much things done as if they have 30 hours a day while the rest of us drag our feet for 24 hours. These are the people who are considered to accomplish things before your morning breakfast. You can actually become one of them. For starters, spend one minute replying to each email – max -- and don’t feel compelled to respond to everything.Also, take a play from Steve Jobs, Hillary Clinton, President Obama and Mark Zuckerberg and wear the same thing every day. It saves time that you spend trying on different outfits every day, says Anna Vital, the…
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    Houston Web Design, Social Media, Online Marketing, SEO, Web Development in The Woodlands, Texas

  • Karlins Ramey & Tompkins, LLC

    itvibes tech
    26 Sep 2014 | 12:20 am
    The Woodlands Web Design & Marketing At Karlins Ramey & Tompkins, LLC we believe in the value of relationships. Every client relationship is viewed like a partnership, and we truly believe that our success is a result of your success. We are committed to providing close, personal attention to all of our clients. KRT takes pride in giving you the assurance that the personal assistance you receive comes from years of advanced training, technical experience and financial acumen. Our continual investment of time and resources in continuing professional education, state-of-the-art…
  • ITVibes Sponsoring Lobsterfest 2014 Golf Tournament

    ITVibes Support
    25 Sep 2014 | 12:13 pm
    ITVibes, Brand Management and Web Development Company in Houston, Texas, is sponsoring the Lobsterfest 2014 Golf Tournament at River Plantation Country Club in Conroe on October 2, 2014. We will have a tent and Buffalo Wild Wings, Incredible Pizza Conroe, and My Fit Foods will be sponsoring the food. We will have fruit, water, coolers, peanuts, cold towels, and door prizes. Buffalo Wild Wings and Baja Mexican Grill are sponsoring give away baskets. The day starts with a Golf Tournament at 10:00 am at River Plantation Country Club, 550 Country Club Dr., Conroe 77302. The Dinner and Auctions…
  • All Aboard the Video Marketing Train!

    ITVibes Support
    25 Sep 2014 | 10:40 am
    Don’t let the train leave the station without you. Video marketing isn’t just a trend – it’s here to stay and it’s being used more and more each day in the online marketing world. Like the old saying goes “a picture is worth 1,000 words”. Well, if that’s true, then online video marketing is worth a lot of pictures! First, let’s answer the question “what is video marketing?” It’s quite simple – using video to promote, market, or advertise your brand, products, or services. If you are a business owner, online video marketing should be part of your advertising and…
  • Timberwood Inspections

    itvibes tech
    23 Sep 2014 | 7:48 am
    Houston Web Design & Marketing Timberwood Inspections is an engineering company that performs home and building inspections throughout The Woodlands, Spring, Tomball, Conroe, Magnolia, Cypress, North Houston and the surrounding areas. Timberwood Inspections is devoted to assisting our clients in making informed real estate decisions by providing professional and detailed inspection services. Buying a home can be a very exiting experience. After many hours of searching the internet and walking through multiple houses to find the home that’s right for you, having your future home…
  • Business Success Seminars

    ITVibes Support
    17 Sep 2014 | 3:43 pm
    This fall Lone Star College Cy-Fair Library, Harris County Public Library, Lone Star College System Small Business Development Center, and Cy-Fair Houston Chamber of Commerce will be sponsoring Business Success Seminars. These events will be information-packed seminars designed to help you build your successful business. Seminar schedule: First seminar – New Generation Latino Market – will be held October 1, 2014. Maria Tapias from Lopez Negrete Communications will be the speaker. She will explore the New Generation Latino market and gives insights how to harness this powerful and…
 
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    LostInTechnology

  • EVGA Reveals GeForce GTX 980 Classified/ Hydro Copper

    Furqan Shahid
    29 Sep 2014 | 2:14 am
    Now that Nvidia’s latest GeForce GTX 900 series is official and currently on sale, the sub-vendors are doing their magic and bringing in their own variants of the already powerful Maxwell based GPUs. EVGA just revealed GeForce GTX 980 Classified and GeForce GTX 980 Hydro Copper. Both of these GPUs are quite simply the most powerful GTX 980 variants we have seen up until now. Both of the GPUs will come with a factory over clocked clock and will feature different PCB design than the stock variants. So without wasting anymore time, let’s get down the specifications and details about…
  • Review: Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor

    Furqan Shahid
    27 Sep 2014 | 3:04 am
    Monolith Productions and Warner Brothers took everyone by surprise earlier this year by announcing Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor. As the name suggests, the game is set in the famous Lord of The Rings universe by J.R.R Tolkien. For those who are wondering where the game will be taking the place, it will serve as a bridge between the events of Lord of The Rings and The Hobbit. The game is available on PC, PS4 and Xbox One, as for PS3 and Xbox 360, the game will be released on 18th November, later this year. The revealed game play was impressive and showed a lot of interesting elements of the…
  • 7 must have eBook reader apps for Android

    Bilal Ibrar
    27 Sep 2014 | 12:57 am
    It is nothing unknown that in this age of modern technology, to some extent, the eBooks are rapidly replacing the art of actual book reading. Users have become more tech savvy and prefer carrying their reading material in their smart phone/tabs. To help the android users in fully benefiting from this incredible, time and space saving facility, it is vital to have an eBook reader app that suits your general requirements and eliminates the hassles in your reading process. Aldiko Book Reader Aldiko keeps on leadding the current era of Android Reading Apps for Tablets and does not frustrate on…
  • Top 7 online collaboration apps for students

    Bilal Ibrar
    27 Sep 2014 | 12:48 am
    Students around the world are on the go with the fast moving technology and new apps being introduced  to meet up with the needs of the every day modern world which is adamant on moving at a rapid pace. To be on the go, students require quick and effective online apps to facilitate all your needs regarding collaboration. Dropbox Dropbox is most likely one device that we utilize most for coordinated effort. With this little programming, we can have admittance to all our reports, documents, articles and everything else. As we are all tech addicts, we possess truly a couple of bits of…
  • Top 5 Word Processors for iPad

    Bilal Ibrar
    27 Sep 2014 | 12:42 am
    Users tend to use their iPads in comparison with PC’s, to get their jobs done. Reason being the portability and ease of iPads. When it comes to word processing, a good and reliable Word Processing apps is a necessity for getting work done efficiently and on time. Its a real hassle for users who are not up-to-date with the best apps and go through the pain of downloading and testing various apps just to be disappointed in the end. Just for the specific purpose of helping out the users, here is a list of top five word Processors for iPad users. Pages Apple’s Pages is an…
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    HellBound Bloggers (HBB)

  • 5 Ways To Make Your New Website Super Secure

    HBB &#124; Editorial Staff
    27 Sep 2014 | 11:30 pm
    In today’s world of increasing online security threats, building a new website for yourself can be a daunting task. Whether you’re... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • 3 Ways Your Website Design Can Impact Your Business

    HBB &#124; Editorial Staff
    25 Sep 2014 | 11:14 am
    The first thing a potential customer will do is visit your website, and from that visit form opinions about your products and services, website... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Showcasing Different Bandridge Products

    HBB &#124; Guest Author
    23 Sep 2014 | 7:02 am
    Bandridge is a well-known brand in consumer electronics connectivity. We are among the most innovative brands in the connectivity segment. At... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • 5 Most Powerful Tools for Social Media Marketers

    HBB &#124; Editorial Staff
    23 Sep 2014 | 4:31 am
    You may think social media channels as a mesh of interconnected tubules but it is actually not. You can’t save your photographs automatically on drop... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • How ADSL2+ Differs From NBN

    Ram kumar
    22 Sep 2014 | 5:27 pm
    Internet is not just connecting known people we know but also the people we have no idea about. Think about how fast you can connect with a total... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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    Latest Articles from WRAL Tech Wire

  • #WTWTrends for Monday: CellBreaker, IBM, Lenovo, Durham Innovation District trending in the Triangle

    29 Sep 2014 | 12:28 pm
    Trending in the Triangle: Get the pulse of technology in the Triangle with the best in local technology, venture, biotech, and life science news on Monday as curated by @WRALTechWire.
  • Billionaire David Murdock to support NCRC in perpetuity

    29 Sep 2014 | 11:42 am
    The billionaire founder of the North Carolina Research Campus and owner of Castle & Cooke and Dole Foods will make the gift announcement Tuesday morning in Kannapolis to continue supporting operational expenses and recruit top scientific talent to the state.
  • Lenovo exec: 'FUD spread by our competitors is over'

    29 Sep 2014 | 10:44 am
    Gerry Smith, who runs the Americas Group for Lenovo and will oversee the merged IBM-Lenovo System X business unit when the deal closes Wednesday, threw down a proverbial gauntlet to competitors on Monday. "The FUD spread by our competitors is over," he declares. Lenovo defied critics in buying IBM's PC business in 2005 and will do so again in servers, he promises.
  • Lenovo's Yang: 'We will win' global server market

    29 Sep 2014 | 10:43 am
    Lenovo Chairman and CEO Yang Yuanqing spells out an aggressive strategy to make the company No. 1 in the global server market once the $2.1 billion deal for IBM's x86 business closes on Wednesday. Yang aims for $5 billion in revenue and profitability in one year for the newly branded "Systems X" business.
  • Lenovo commits to hiring IBMers in x86 deal but no guarantees

    29 Sep 2014 | 10:42 am
    Lenovo Chairman and CEO Yang Yuanqing says the $2.1 billion acquisition of IBM's x86 server business will close on Wednesday. The deal means some 2,000 IBMers in the Triangle will become Lenovo employees. Lenovo reiterated its pledge to hire all Big Blue workers in the x86 business but also said a search for "efficiencies" would begin once the merger has closed and the Lenovo-IBM server businesses are combined.
 
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    HellBound Bloggers (HBB)

  • 5 Ways To Make Your New Website Super Secure

    HBB &#124; Editorial Staff
    27 Sep 2014 | 11:30 pm
    In today’s world of increasing online security threats, building a new website for yourself can be a daunting task. Whether you’re... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • 3 Ways Your Website Design Can Impact Your Business

    HBB &#124; Editorial Staff
    25 Sep 2014 | 11:14 am
    The first thing a potential customer will do is visit your website, and from that visit form opinions about your products and services, website... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Showcasing Different Bandridge Products

    HBB &#124; Guest Author
    23 Sep 2014 | 7:02 am
    Bandridge is a well-known brand in consumer electronics connectivity. We are among the most innovative brands in the connectivity segment. At... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • 5 Most Powerful Tools for Social Media Marketers

    HBB &#124; Editorial Staff
    23 Sep 2014 | 4:31 am
    You may think social media channels as a mesh of interconnected tubules but it is actually not. You can’t save your photographs automatically on drop... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • How ADSL2+ Differs From NBN

    Ram kumar
    22 Sep 2014 | 5:27 pm
    Internet is not just connecting known people we know but also the people we have no idea about. Think about how fast you can connect with a total... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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    Terry White's Tech Blog

  • iPhone 6 Plus Review

    Terry White
    28 Sep 2014 | 9:11 pm
    Overview I’ve been doing iPhone reviews since the 1st one back in 2007 (if you want to see how far we’ve come, go back and have a glance at that one). So it’s become a tradition here on my blog and many of my friends and followers patiently wait for my take on the new mobile device. Normally I have these reviews done by the 1st Monday following the Friday release. However, my iPhone didn’t arrive until the following Wednesday (last week). I pre-ordered mine on day one, but apparently I didn’t make the 1st cut. Nonetheless, it did arrive a few days later and I…
  • iPhone 6 Plus: 1st Impressions

    Terry White
    25 Sep 2014 | 8:05 am
    My iPhone 6 Plus (64GB Gold Unlocked GSM) arrived late yesterday afternoon and everyone has been asking me “how is it?” So I thought I’d give a quick 1st impressions post now. I’ll have a full review on Monday after I have had a chance to really use the iPhone 6 Plus over the weekend.   Size Yep, it’s BIG! However, it’s not too big. To my surprise using it with one hand and reaching things with my thumb from top to bottom isn’t the problem. Apple includes a new “Reachability” feature that with a double tap on the touch ID sensor (as…
  • I went with this color laser printer

    Terry White
    22 Sep 2014 | 9:11 pm
    A few weeks ago I posted on my Facebook page asking for recommendations for a new printer. The requirement was that it had to be color and be ready to print when I’m ready to print. In other words I print very infrequently and my frustration with inkjet printers is that some models dry up when not used regularly and take lots of ink just to get the nozzles clean and printing again. My previous office printers had all been Xerox Phaser (dry ink) printers. While these printers have always served me well, it was going to be overkill to get another one as I just don’t print that often…
  • Don’t buy another USB wall charger for your phone!

    Terry White
    21 Sep 2014 | 9:11 pm
    Your smartphone probably came with a USB wall charger. Chances are you probably need or at least would find it convenient to have more than one. Perhaps one at your desk, one by the bed and maybe one in your travel bag. A quick check shows that the retail price of an Apple USB wall charger is $19. Of course you could get ANY 3rd party wall charger for half that price or less. However, even at $9 for a good quality generic charger you might want to consider a different option. If you’re buying a charger that’s going to have a permanent home under your desk, behind a nightstand,…
  • 8 Tips and Tricks for iOS 8

    Terry White
    19 Sep 2014 | 7:35 am
    Today is iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus day as well as many of you upgrading to iOS 8. I though I’d share 8 of my favorite iOS 8 Tips and Tricks that may not be obvious to many. The post 8 Tips and Tricks for iOS 8 appeared first on Terry White's Tech Blog.
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    Latest ITProPortal news

  • Google targets Apple and Microsoft by launching Adobe Photoshop on Chromebooks

    30 Sep 2014 | 1:30 am
    Google is trying to grow its budding operating system platform, continually updating and enhancing features. Customers can now work in certain environments offline, for instance. Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/09/30/google-targets-apple-and-microsoft-by-launching-adobe-photoshop-on-chromebooks/
  • iPhone 6 gets green light in China, goes on sale mid-October

    Darren Allan
    30 Sep 2014 | 1:11 am
    Apple has finally got its new smartphones approved by Chinese regulators, after addressing concerns that some software on board represented a risk to users’ privacy.Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/09/30/iphone-6-gets-green-light-in-china-goes-on-sale-mid-october/
  • HMRC calls public to arms against fraudulent email

    30 Sep 2014 | 1:00 am
    HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has urged the public sector to work together to solve the ever-growing problem of fraudulent email.Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/09/30/hmrc-work-together-to-combat-fraudulent-email/
  • Selfies will one day cure cancer

    30 Sep 2014 | 12:30 am
    Could Cancer Detecting Technology Be Developed For Smart Phones?Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/09/30/can-selfies-help-cure-cancer-one-day/
  • Mobile app of the day: UKPB Free Directory Enquiries

    Sandra Vogel
    30 Sep 2014 | 12:00 am
    Fancy using directory enquiries without paying for it? UKPB Free Directory Enquiries gives you the power to do just that.Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/09/30/mobile-app-of-the-day-ukpb-free-directory-enquiries/
 
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    The Evangelist Marketing Institute -- Alex L. Goldfayn -- Techniques For Revenue Growth

  • Revenue Questions

    Alex Goldfayn
    22 Sep 2014 | 5:41 am
    Are you making time for revenue growth? It’s a proactive pursuit. You cannot spend your days reacting to customers’ issues and significantly grow your organization. Are you behaving boldly? Because marketing it no place for modesty. You improve lives and companies. Act like it. Are you asking for testimonials and referrals regularly? These are among the best and easiest ways to grow sales. Are multiple people at your company consistently asking the “Did You Know” question? On average, customers are only aware of about 30 percent of all that they can buy from you.
  • Video: Focus On Your Value, Not Your Products or Services

    Alex Goldfayn
    18 Sep 2014 | 7:41 am
    Focusing on your products and services makes you one of a very large crowd. It commoditizes you. Focusing on your value, and the ways that you improve customers lifts you above the crowd. It makes you singular. It makes you money. These videos are based on my Growth Masters Annual Curriculum, a year-long learning program focused like a laser on growing your revenue!
  • What They Don’t Teach Us In School

    Alex Goldfayn
    15 Sep 2014 | 2:52 pm
    I often tell my clients that our work is a behavior change project:we’re trying to get your sales, customer service and marketing people to take one action daily that will communicate your value to people who can buy it. Revenue growth is a learned behavior (I teach it!) that’s made up of several core, critical components. Unfortunately, these mindsets and behaviors are not taught in school. If they were, we’d all be better off. Here’s what I wish they would teach us, and our children, in school:That the simplest solution is almost always the best one. In math and in…
  • Short Video: Why YOU Deserve More Revenue

    Alex Goldfayn
    12 Sep 2014 | 11:31 am
    Here’s a quick two-minute video about why YOU deserve more revenue, and how to go about the process of getting it. If you’d like to learn more about the Growth Masters Annual Curriculum, the details are here.
  • Testimonial Pressure

    Alex Goldfayn
    8 Sep 2014 | 3:49 am
    Here’s an “advanced” point that came out of a client workshop last week: when asking for a testimonial, don’t use the word “testimonial,” as it places unnecessary pressure on your customer. Instead, ask for feedback, thoughts, reactions, opinions, etc. “I’m wondering, how would you say you’ve improved since we’ve started working together? What, specifically, has become better?” Same goes for referrals: don’t use the word, which actually decreases the odds of you getting one! Instead, ask for who else your customer knows:…
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    Top News - WebProNews

  • Weight Loss: Five Tips To Make It Successful

    Ellisha Rader Mannering
    29 Sep 2014 | 11:22 pm
    Almost everyone struggles with weight loss at some point in their life and even if you manage to get the extra weight off, it can be just as hard to keep it off. If you want to make sure that your weight loss is successful, use these tips to ensure that your mind and body are both where they need to be. Find Support If you are going to be able to keep the weight off, you need to find at least one person who supports your efforts and is aware of your success. If you do not have a family member or close friend to lean on, there are numerous support groups available to help. Set Realistic Goals…
  • Debby Ryan Talks Directing And Singing

    Ellisha Rader Mannering
    29 Sep 2014 | 11:14 pm
    Debby Ryan found fame on the Disney show Suite Life and while this is also where she perfected her acting skills, she said the show is also where she found a passion for directing. She said that she would often hang around the directors and watch them carefully, almost as if she was shadowing them. “Since I was on Suite Life, I had been shadowing directors because I’m nosey,” she told Just Jared. “All the things that get you in trouble as a kid are the things that make you successful in life. At least that’s what I’m going for. I started shadowing directors, and I fell in love…
  • Nicki Minaj Was A Victim Of Childhood Abuse At The Hands Of Her Alcoholic Father

    Val Powell
    29 Sep 2014 | 11:07 pm
    Carol Maraj, mother of rapper superstar Nicki Minaj, recently revealed that her daughter had an abusive childhood caused by her alcoholic and cocaine-addicted father. According to DailyMail, she claimed that Minaj used her childhood experiences and tough upbringing to become the strong woman she is today. In a recent interview with The Sun, Minaj’s mother opened up about the effect of her husband Robert’s alcohol and cocaine addiction on their family during the rapper’s childhood years. “My husband used to get high on cocaine and alcohol and would come home and terrorize the whole…
  • Matt Damon Finally Talks Robin Williams’ Death

    Ellisha Rader Mannering
    29 Sep 2014 | 11:07 pm
    The death of Robin Williams shocked the world and it seemed like everyone who knew him wanted to talk about him, share funny stories and special memories. Matt Damon has a close relationship with Robin Williams but remained fairly quiet after his death. He recently opened up about Williams and how he touched his life and started his career. “Ben [Affleck] and I owe everything to him,” Damon, 43, told Us Weekly. “He said yes to our movie and he got it made. I could never thank him enough. I look around at the life I have and how blessed I feel and so much of it started with…
  • Amanda Bynes Arrested For DUI In LA

    Ellisha Rader Mannering
    29 Sep 2014 | 11:03 pm
    Amanda Bynes has been trying to stay out of trouble and lay low for the last few months and for the most part she had managed to do that. She was released from rehab last winter and has been under the careful watch and care of her parents every since. Bynes had several run-ins with the law in 2013 and was even caught throwing a bong out her apartment window after police were called to the apartment on reported of marijuana usage. Bynes had also been acting strangely and her mental health was in questions. Bynes did well in rehab and when she was released she said that she was planning to get…
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    BLOGTECHNIKA

  • HTC One Max Reported to Sport a 5.5 inch 2K Display

    Arpit Verma
    29 Sep 2014 | 6:29 pm
    Despite rocking the most beautiful Android smartphones for two years in a row, HTC is yet to report any profits of substantial order. In fact, of all the major OEMs out there, HTC seems to always be fighting the battle of survival. Be it small marketing budgets or just bad pricing, there are several reasons as to why HTC devices haven’t done well. To fight the category fight though, HTC has since last year released several models with varied sizes of their flagship. We had the smaller HTC M7 Mini and HTC M7 Max to go with the M7. This year, we have already had the Mini variant of the…
  • After Bendgate Get Ready for GapGate: Samsung Galaxy Note IV Reported to have Manufacturing Defect

    Arpit Verma
    29 Sep 2014 | 5:59 pm
    Samsung has taken great pleasure in taking the micky out of Apple at every possible occasion. Be it, when Apple finally decided to go with a larger sized iPhone or with countless advertisements, Apple has been on Samsung’s radar since maybe the chicken came of that egg. They were at it again, when the infamous bendgate issue happened where some of the iPhone 6 Plus were reported to be bending at one of the weak stress points. However, looks like Samsung must be on the guard themselves or risk laughing too soon without realising that all is not rosy in their own backyard. According to…
  • These DareDevil Kids Are Bending iPhone 6 Plus in Apple Store

    Himanshu Yadav
    29 Sep 2014 | 7:50 am
    After infamous Apple’s Bendgate controversy, Apple admitted that only 9 iPhone users were reported “bend” phone issues so far. But, instead of Apple’s explanation, new videos surface regularly which proves that there are more number of devices bending than company admitted. In the new addition of bending controversy, two kids made a daring (or stupid) video for YouTube viewers in which they showed how they bent the iPhone 6 Plus with bare hands. This bending event happened on some store in UK. A kid bent the phone so that the screen came out from the phone’s…
  • New Livery on the Dreamliner Fleet of Etihad Airways Features Facets of Desert

    Arpit Verma
    29 Sep 2014 | 1:23 am
    The Dreamliner series of aircraft from Boeing is one of the most advanced commercial jets out there. With more usage of composites than ever before, the Dreamliner is one of the most economical, light yet strongest commercial jets out there and obviously there is a lot of interest and excitement around them. While in India, we have already seen Air India receive its first batch of orders, the same cannot be said for all the customers. One of the largest customers of the Dreamliner is the UAE based, Etihad Airways, which has ordered a total of 71 Boeing 787 Dreamliners. The first of these…
  • BlackBerry Passport Launched in India at Rs 49,990

    Arpit Verma
    29 Sep 2014 | 12:51 am
    BlackBerry has announced the much hyped about device, called the BlackBerry Passport in India today. The device is a square shaped BlackBerry smartphone and brings back the legendary keyboard experience. The keyboard though, is a newly designed three row keyboard instead of the usual four row. You also have touch input on the screen, a bit like the Bold 9900 or the BlackBerry Q10. The device is targeted at the smart professionals such as the Accountants, Law firms etc, people who are into numbers, loads of E-Mail and are dealing with sensitive data. Given the lack of traction that any of the…
 
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    CEOWORLD Magazine

  • The Evolution of Working Life: Embracing a Paradigm Shift

    Erin Mahoney
    17 Sep 2014 | 1:57 am
    There is a growing awareness in Western medicine that modern health care is really disease care. Instead of focusing on the entire wellbeing of their patients, doctors in the twentieth century and today have specialized not only on certain areas of... [[Copyright © 2013 This feed is for personal, non-commercial use only. The use of this feed on other websites breaches copyright. Visit our website CEOWORLD Magazine (http://ceoworld.biz for more!]]
  • The Recommended Summer Reading List For Bankers And Traders By Jefferies CEO Dick Handler

    Amarendra Bhushan
    11 Aug 2014 | 3:14 am
    To develop new perspectives, workable solutions, and gain fresh insights, Jefferies CEO Richard “Dick” Handler has issued an imagined “Summer Reading List for Bankers and Traders” giving his employees top 10 Wall Street life... [[Copyright © 2013 This feed is for personal, non-commercial use only. The use of this feed on other websites breaches copyright. Visit our website CEOWORLD Magazine (http://ceoworld.biz for more!]]
  • Which State Is The Most And Least Corrupt State In The United States of America?

    Amarendra Bhushan
    11 Aug 2014 | 2:11 am
    Are you curious to know Which State is the most and least corrupt state in the United States of America? Or So in what states can you trust public officials and what places should you avoid? Or the crookedest states in the union? Well, there’s an... [[Copyright © 2013 This feed is for personal, non-commercial use only. The use of this feed on other websites breaches copyright. Visit our website CEOWORLD Magazine (http://ceoworld.biz for more!]]
  • The 11 Coolest Cities To Live Across The United States of America

    Amarendra Bhushan
    7 Aug 2014 | 5:49 am
    Forbes Magazine just released its list of the Coolest Cities to live across the United States of America: it named Washington D.C. coolest city in the US. Seattle ranked No. 2 on the list, followed by Austin, Texas, Houston and San Francisco. I... [[Copyright © 2013 This feed is for personal, non-commercial use only. The use of this feed on other websites breaches copyright. Visit our website CEOWORLD Magazine (http://ceoworld.biz for more!]]
  • The 12 Largest Cities In The United States For Women In Business

    Amarendra Bhushan
    5 Aug 2014 | 5:44 am
    Among the 100 largest cities in the United States, Washington ranked 1st place, when it comes to opportunities available for women both as entrepreneurs and climbers of the corporate ladders, according to an analysis by Bizwomen, a website... [[Copyright © 2013 This feed is for personal, non-commercial use only. The use of this feed on other websites breaches copyright. Visit our website CEOWORLD Magazine (http://ceoworld.biz for more!]]
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    Honeytech Blog

  • Mobogenie is the Perfect Way for Young Developers to Monetize and Market their Apps

    Honey Singh
    27 Sep 2014 | 10:10 am
    With the growth of mobile, the market for applications has grown more than any other. While hardware has reached a point of exhaustion, you feel software could still take the whole experience a notch or two above. This is why software is going to be a critical differentiator in the...Read more »The post Mobogenie is the Perfect Way for Young Developers to Monetize and Market their Apps appeared first on Honeytech Blog.
  • 5 Reasons why Wireless Charging Never Caught on

    Aditya Shenoy
    28 Aug 2014 | 11:14 am
    The first thing that comes to mind when you read wireless charging is that of a phone magically charging the moment you’re in a particular zone; just like Wi-Fi. Sadly that’s not how wireless charging works in the present day. You need a charging base on which you need to...Read more »The post 5 Reasons why Wireless Charging Never Caught on appeared first on Honeytech Blog.
  • How to use Social Money using Oxigen Wallet

    Honey Singh
    19 Aug 2014 | 4:46 am
    We have been using our social accounts for networking and chit chat with fellas but do you know that you can also send / receive money using your Facebook, Twitter, Google plus, WhatsApp & Email accounts with the help of Oxigen Wallet. It sounds like internet fantasy but now you...Read more »The post How to use Social Money using Oxigen Wallet appeared first on Honeytech Blog.
  • How to use Social Money using Oxigen Wallet

    Honey Singh
    18 Aug 2014 | 4:46 am
    We have been using our social platforms for networking, chat and fun. But do you also know, that you can send / receive money using your Facebook, Twitter, Google plus, WhatsApp & Email accounts with the help of Oxigen Wallet? It sounds like the exciting trending hashtag, and it’s true!...Read more »The post How to use Social Money using Oxigen Wallet appeared first on Honeytech Blog.
  • 3 tips to save your website from heartbleed bug

    Honey Singh
    15 Aug 2014 | 9:35 am
    Several months ago, a bug was detected in a popular part of cryptography which affected a huge number of websites all over the world. This vulnerability – known as the heartbleed bug – made sensitive information visible to anyone who cared. In some cases, it led to passcodes being released....Read more »The post 3 tips to save your website from heartbleed bug appeared first on Honeytech Blog.
 
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  • SLB and SLC Come to Life!

    Mark Tullio
    26 Sep 2014 | 8:13 am
    Ever wonder what would happen if our products came to life? Wonder no more! In a recent video shoot, both our SLB and SLC IT infrastructure management solutions get a voice so they can talk about their features and the many benefits they bring to the IT administrators who use them. SLC: “With me doing the work virtually, you don’t have to call in the B team to go on site and compromise security … See my USB ports? Yup, got that, and I can upgrade your power supply too!” SLB: “I’m your partner to monitor, manage and troubleshoot IT equipment. And best of all, we can do this from…
  • Classroom Technology & Mobile Printing

    Mark Tullio
    12 Sep 2014 | 4:41 pm
    We recently participated in Mediaplanet’s Classroom Technology campaign in which the technology and education industries united to promote the latest in learning and tech trends in an effort to raise education standards across the nation and even the globe. We are proud to have Lantronix and the xPrintServer featured alongside industry influencers, associations and public figures that share their personal awareness efforts and education accomplishments. The campaign was distributed through USA Today on Sept. 12th, 2014 and is published online at www.classroomtechnologynews.com. The 12…
  • Lantronix Rallies Around Digital Classroom with Launch of Print and Learn (PAL) Program

    Mark Tullio
    29 Aug 2014 | 9:53 am
    According to the Center of Digital Education, K-12 schools in the U.S. will spend almost $10 billion on educational technology in 2014. In higher education, the National Retail Federation states that student spending for electronics (tablets, laptops, etc.) is up 20% from last year. There’s no doubt that classrooms are going digital – yet even with the increase in tablets, Chromebooks and other mobile devices, there remains a strong need to print. But printing from these mobile devices can be a challenge – with software downloads and kludgy apps that may or may not be effective. With…
  • Partnering for Success: Lantronix and Cisco

    Mark Tullio
    15 Aug 2014 | 4:46 pm
    “If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.” —Isaac Newton There are dozens of great quotes attributed to Newton, but the aforementioned quote is definitely one of my favorites.   As one of the most influential scientists of all time and as a key figure in the scientific revolution, Newton’s contributions have impacted all areas of our lives, especially technology. One of the critical success factors for any tech company is “strategic partnerships.” Nowhere is this more critical, and more relevant, than during a market transition – and that’s…
  • SLB Branch Office Manager Earns TweakTown’s “Best Features” Award!

    Mark Tullio
    24 Jul 2014 | 8:38 am
    Today more than ever, the need to keep IT equipment operational 24/7 is critical to the health of a company. Enterprises with distributed branch or satellite offices – such as those in retail, finance, insurance, healthcare, and food services industries – are presented with special challenges, as they need a centralized solution that can manage each location remotely. Our Secure Lantronix Branch (SLB) Office Manager is designed to do just that. Recently TweakTown, one of the biggest technical media Web sites in the world, took an in depth look at SLB and liked what they saw! Reviewer Paul…
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  • Samsung’s next smartwatch will feature fingerprint scanner and mobile payment

    Adeel Inam
    29 Sep 2014 | 4:41 pm
    While there is still time for Samsung’s next flagship smartphone to be unveiled, the company has already hinted the new features that are going to be incorporated in to the company’s next wearable device all set to be unveiled during the Mobile World Congress of 2015, which is scheduled to take place in February next year. After Apple revealed that its new flagship smartphones the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus would be fitted with a NFC chip that will allow users to make payments through their phones, Samsung started showing signs suggesting that a similar feature might be present in its upcoming…
  • Microsoft’s OneDrive offer ends tomorrow

    Daris Abraham
    29 Sep 2014 | 4:04 pm
    Microsoft announced a limited time offer a few days back. Users definitely appreciated the 15GB storage Microsoft used to give with its OneDrive for free; however, now it is offering 30GB of free storage space, but for just a short span of time. The software giant raised its initial 7GB storage space to 15GB last year to match the offer of its rival Google Drive’s basic storage capability. In order to avail the extra 15GB space, users need to enable the auto uploading photos of OneDrive’s Camera Roll. Storage space of 30GB that is entirely free is hard to resist; it is the best offer…
  • 2016 might become the year of the Zettabyte hard drive

    Adeel Inam
    29 Sep 2014 | 10:32 am
    With Seagate advancing rapidly with the release of its enterprise targeted 8 TB hard drive and soon to be released 10 TB hard drive, the global storage universe might be looking at the year 2016 as the year of the Zettabyte hard drive. While it has not been revealed who plans to release the world’s first Zettabyte hard drive, requiring one has become a necessity. This is because according to Cisco, internet traffic will increase approximately 2 and a half times (which is the bare minimum value to its potential) in the year 2015 compared to 2014, and 3 times the amount in 2014, compared to…
  • Lithium sulfur might end up replacing lithium ion batteries

    Adeel Inam
    29 Sep 2014 | 10:16 am
    Today, every iteration of smartphone and tablets are equipped with faster processors, increased RAM, larger amounts of storage and possibly every other specification that will end up making the device better in some way or another. However, the one thing that has been left immutable in mobile devices has been the battery type. While the capacity of these batteries have increased over time to accommodate for additional back up time to counter the operating system’s requirement, the type of batteries being incorporated into devices has remained the same (Lithium ion). Researchers currently…
  • Octo-Robo creating waves

    Daris Abraham
    29 Sep 2014 | 9:57 am
    Robotics technology has not confined itself to creating machines that would perform only on the surfaces of earth and other planetary explorations; now we can find robots that work deep under the ocean to unveil the secrets of marine lives. Researchers from FORTH (Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas) have presented last week their creation, an “Octopus-Robot” at the 2014 IEEE international conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems. This Octo-Robo is creating waves, not just under water, but also in the world of artificial intelligence. The machine is capable of swimming…
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  • NuRelm Welcomes ARxChange

    mona
    25 Sep 2014 | 1:19 pm
    ARxChange is the nation’s largest centralized marketplace for medical receivable disposition. ARxChange provides a patent-protected integrated electronic marketplace that connects hospitals and health systems to qualified institutional capital entities that acquire structured receivables pools based on predefined pricing schedules. ARxChange recently hired NuRelm to make a good user interface on a revolutionary product even better.  By doing so, we help busy financial professionals pick exactly what they need from massive data sets. The result is better, faster decisions that…
  • Harvest Forecast for Resourcing Web Projects

    greg
    24 Sep 2014 | 1:10 pm
    We recently switched to Harvest and they just released a new tool to sweeten the deal called Forecast. We have been thinking about a good way to handle resourcing for some time. In the past, we have setup spreadsheets and looked into other apps, but nothing did what we needed quite like this. This obviously integrates with Harvest and makes it easy to manage active projects. At first, client names didn’t show and it was hard to know what projects were being added to our schedules. The Harvest team took feedback seriously and made some updates over the last few weeks; now it’s a…
  • NuRelm Welcomes Sean Gracy!

    mona
    23 Sep 2014 | 12:46 pm
    This is what “hard hitting frontend web development enthusiasm and skill” looks like. We would like to welcome Sean Gracy, one of our new Frontend Web Developers, to the NuRelm family.  Sean is an honors graduate of the Pittsburgh Technical Institute where he was recipient of the J. R. McCartan Outstanding Student Award. Sean has a passion for coding and designing brand new websites that excel above the standards of modern Web design.  He is also a talented singer/songwriter, musician, musical theater actor, and video aficionado who loves hockey. We are excited for Sean to be…
  • Vagrant Meets Rails

    sam
    19 Sep 2014 | 5:23 am
    Getting an environment up and running with Ruby on Rails can be pretty easy on a Mac or Linux machine.  It can be a little less easy on Windows.   But, either way, using Vagrants for development environment really cleans up your development universe in a few ways: It lets you have a dedicated Vagrant, and therefore a dedicated development environment, for every project It gives you the ability to let every developer on your team have precisely the same development environment Regardless of how easy it is to setup Rails, getting up and running with a Vagrant is as easy as typing…
  • Organizing Your Schedule with the Sunrise Calendar App

    sarah
    15 Sep 2014 | 9:01 am
    Recently, I have come across a nifty calendar app called Sunrise Calendar. My first impression was that it works very well with Google Calendars. One of the main features that I look for in an app when it connects to Google Calendars is whether or not you can join a hangout from an event within the app. With Sunrise Calendar, this is accomplished very easily by clicking on the “Join video call” under the Hangout heading at the bottom of the event view. This works perfectly by opening up the hangout video call just as it would if you were viewing the event through the Google…
 
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  • New Android Wear update for Moto 360 reportedly improves battery life

    Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla
    29 Sep 2014 | 7:49 pm
    Owners of the Moto 360 wearable will be happy to know that a new system update for Android Wear (Build #KGW42R update, bringing Android Wear to version 1.0.1.1448224), supposedly improves overall battery life for the Moto 360. Streamlining processes for the light sensor and bluetooth connectivity, the update aims to fix one of the more dissapointing aspects of what still remains to be the most interesting wearable device under Android Wear. Have you updated yet? Any improvements overall? Source: Androidpit
  • Full-screen ads might make their way to your smartphone soon

    Nicole Batac
    29 Sep 2014 | 7:22 pm
    Whether you like it or not, more ads are making their way to your mobile devices. Google is creating new ad units to lure in big names to advertise on their mobile platform. Out of the four new looks, three are full screen ads and some are interstitial ads that would take over your screen in between “logical break points” while you use the app. There would even be video and interactive elements. Basically, commercials are coming to your phones. Source: Inside AdWords | Via: Engadget
  • BlackBerry plans to give us weird devices yearly

    Nicole Batac
    29 Sep 2014 | 7:17 pm
    If you thought the Passport was the end of BlackBerry’s experimentation with oddly-shaped devices, then you’re wrong. Ron Louks, president of BlackBerry’s Devices division, said they intend to introduce one “unconventional device” per year. “When it comes to design and being a little bit disruptive, we want that ‘wow’ factor,” Louks said. And he also revealed that they are working on another unusual device but he is not spilling the details about that just yet. Source: Reuters | Via: Engadget
  • HP shooting for the low end of the notebook market with new $199 notebooks

    Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla
    29 Sep 2014 | 7:06 pm
    We're at an interesting place right now with Windows 8.1-based systems. Many users and potential buyers seem to be waiting out until the next revision (Windows 9, Codenamed 'Treshold') becomes available. Many of the recent hybrids, convertibles and ultrabooks have failed to gain much traction. Trying a different tact, it seems manufacturers like HP are going the Chromebook route. That is, offering cheap hardware to help push the OS. Revealed today is the colourful consumer focused US $199 HP Stream notebook that's geared to compete with similarly affordable Chromebooks. Interesting features…
  • Rumours of an HTC One (M8) Max surfaces

    Nicole Batac
    29 Sep 2014 | 6:36 pm
    There are already two variants of the One (M8) out on the market and rumours have surfaced from China that HTC plans to unveil the phablet version of their flagship. The HTC One (M8) Max is tipped to carry a 5.5-inch Quad HD display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 processor, 3GB of RAM, Sense 6.5, and the latest Android operating system. It will also reportedly sport an 18-megapixel rear camera with Optical Image Stabilization and 3000mAh battery. There is no official word from HTC if this will be an actual device. We’ll keep you posted for any confirmation or denials of this device. Source:…
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  • How to Install Stock Mi-Recovery 2.0.1 on Redmi 1S

    Mayur
    29 Sep 2014 | 7:28 am
    Recently, we shared a guide on “How to install CyanogenMod 11 (Android 4.4.4 KitKat) ROM on Redmi 1S”. The procedure required the installation of ClockworkMod Recovery (CWM) to flash custom CM11 ROM. Apparently, several Redmi 1S users have flashed CWM recovery on their phone in order to install a custom ROM for improved performance or for other reasons. Perhaps, if you’ve switched back to MIUI ROM on Redmi 1S but are still running the CWM recovery, then you won’t be able to install the official MIUI OTA updates. That’s because, OTA updates are installed through MIUI Updater app that…
  • Get Best Prices for Electronic Products on WhatsApp with MySmartPrice New Initiative

    Mayur
    27 Sep 2014 | 1:22 am
    MySmartPrice, the popular price search and comparison engine has now launched a new service that allows users to quickly find prices for electronics and smartphones directly using WhatsApp, a widely popular cross-platform messenger. Recently, MSP also introduced a nifty tool to automatically add Xiaomi Redmi 1S phone to Flipkart’s cart using a Chrome plugin. To avail price comparison feature on WhatsApp, users need to add MySmartPrice WhatsApp Number: 9332222222 to their WhatsApp contact list and then simply text the number with the product name. You will instantly get the appropriate…
  • How to Install Android 4.4.4 KitKat based CM11 ROM on Xiaomi Redmi 1S

    Mayur
    23 Sep 2014 | 6:15 am
    Recently, we shared a guide on “How to install AOSP ROM on Mi 3” following which several users asked similar thing for Redmi 1S. Fortunately, an unofficial CyanogenMod ROM (CM11) based on Android 4.4.4 KitKat is now available for Xiaomi Redmi 1S. A lot a users have been complaining about Redmi 1S heating issues and actual available RAM being too less, varying between 290-300MB. This is a known issue with Redmi 1S phones and might be fixed in future update. Perhaps, if you’re concerned and at the same time interested in trying out a custom Android ROM on Redmi 1S, then you can do so…
  • How to Install Stock Android 4.4.4 (AOSP) ROM on Mi 3

    Mayur
    18 Sep 2014 | 2:17 am
    Xiaomi smartphones such as Mi 3, Mi 4, Redmi 1S and Redmi Note comes pre-loaded with MIUI ROM that offers plenty of interesting features and customization options. In case, you’re interested in running AOSP ROM (based on Android 4.4 KitKat) on Mi 3, then you’re lucky! Reportedly, a developer at Xiaomi named ‘Ivan’ has managed to release AOSP ROM for Mi 3 WCDMA/ CDMA and Mi 4 with minimal mods. The ROM is compiled using the official kernel source, includes support for over-the-air (OTA) updates and is pretty stable without any visible bugs. The AOSP ROM for Mi 3 is in Chinese but can…
  • Google launches Android One phones with Micromax, Karbonn and Spice Mobiles in India for Rs. 6,399

    Mayur
    15 Sep 2014 | 1:51 am
    At an event in New Delhi today, Google is launching the Android One in India and the tagline says “Apni Kismat Apne Haath”. The event is led by Google’s Android head, Sundar Pichai. To begin with, Google has launched first Android One smartphones in partnership with Indian mobile phone makers – Micromax, Karbonn and Spice Mobiles at a price of Rs. 6,399 ($105). The Android One phone will be sold through Indian online retailers – Amazon, Snapdeal and Flipkart today starting at 3:30 PM and through offline distributors later in October 2014. At this time, Micromax has…
 
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  • How Linking to Knowledge Could Boost News Media

    Frédéric Filloux
    14 Sep 2014 | 11:32 am
    A key way to differentiate value-added news from commodity contents is to rework the notion of linking. Thanks to semantics and APIs, we could move from dumb links to knowledge linking.  Most media organizations are still stuck in version 1.0 of linking. When they produce content, they assign tags and links to mostly internal other contents. This is done out of fear that readers would escape for good if doors were opened too wide. Assigning tags is not exact science: I recently spotted a story about the new pregnancy in the British Royal family; it was tagged “Demography”, as if…
  • Apple Watch Is And Isn’t…

    Jean-Louis Gassée
    14 Sep 2014 | 11:31 am
    The Apple Watch isn’t just another iDevice, a “wearables” accessory to the Apple ecosystem. It’s a bold attempt to create a new kind of wrist-worn personal computer that looks like a smartwatch. In previous Monday Notes dealing with the putative iWatch and other “wearables”, I thought the new product would be a nice add-on to the iDevices ecosystem — a bit player that would make the iPhone more desirable —  but that it wouldn’t move the needle, meaning $10B or more in revenue. I reasoned that a watch battery would be too small to feed a computer powerful enough to offer a…
  • BuzzFeed: An Open Letter to Ben Horowitz

    Frédéric Filloux
    7 Sep 2014 | 4:41 am
    Ben Horowitz, the erudite cofounder of the Andreessen Horowitz (A16z) firm is a respected heavyweight in the Silicon Valley’s venture capital milieu. But A16z’s $50m BuzzFeed funding looks surprisingly ill-advised, to say the least.  From: frederic.filloux@mondaynote.com To: Ben Horowitz, Andreessen Horowitz, Menlo Park, California Re: A16z investment in BuzzFeed ——————————————————— Dear Ben: May I ask you something? How long did you spend on BuzzFeed before deciding to…
  • An Ancient Love Story: Apple & Payment Systems

    Jean-Louis Gassée
    7 Sep 2014 | 4:40 am
    This week’s product launch should break the mold of Apple’s recent Fall announcements: More products than usual and a challenge to the status quo – in payment system this time. A larger iPhone; a line of wearables (unveiled if not yet ready-to-ship); significant iOS improvements (a true “iOS 2.0HomeKit and HealthKit devices, applications, and partnerships; payment systems… If only half of the rumors about Apple’s September 9th media event are true, we’re going to have a wider and deeper flood of new products than we’ve seen in Apple’s previous Fall launches. And let’s…
  • Legacy Media: The Lost Decade In Six Charts

    Frédéric Filloux
    31 Aug 2014 | 2:15 pm
      Ten years. That’s how far away in the past the Google IPO lies. Ten years of explosive growth for the digital world, ten gruesome years for legacy media. Here is the lost decade, revisited in charts and numbers.  The asymmetry is staggering. By every measure, the digital sphere grew explosively thanks to a combination of known factors: a massive influx of capital; the radical culture shift fostered by a “blank slate” approach; obsessive agility in search of new preys; flattened hierarchies; shrugged-off acceptance of failure; refocusing on the customer;  a keen sense of…
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  • Cool Websites & Tools – Word Counter, Personal Radio, & Distraction-Free Writing

    Mark O'Neill
    29 Sep 2014 | 9:31 pm
    Rapid Word Counter – is a word count and character counter tool. Basically put your cursor in the box and start typing. Word Counter will immediately count the number of words and characters when you type. You may copy and paste a doc you’ve already composed into the word counter box and it’ll display the word count and character count for that bit of writing. Raddio – is a collaborative real-time radio with friends. While listening to radio you can chat, and add new songs to your radio. Try it now – there’s no sign up and no fees. It’s...Read the…
  • It’s Never Too Late To Start On The Road To Success

    Dave LeClair
    29 Sep 2014 | 7:30 pm
    If you’ve every thought that you were too old to follow your dreams, you might want to reconsider that idea. The same goes for being too young! Age is just a number, it all comes down to how hard you’re willing to work, and whether you are willing to push yourself to achieve your goals. The infographic below breaks down the ages at which some of the most successful people found their big break. It starts with Michael Dell (of Dell) at age 18 and goes all the way to Charles Flint (of IBM) at age 61. For an interactive...Read the full article: It’s Never Too Late To Start On…
  • Why Does Rain Smell? It’s Okay To Be Smart Answers This & More [Stuff to Watch]

    Tim Brookes
    29 Sep 2014 | 6:30 pm
    YouTube has taken on the role of educator for an entire generation of connected young people, and that means channels that actually focus on education are more important than they have ever been. PBS Digital’s It’s Okay To Be Smart is one such channel that successfully bridges the gap between education and entertainment. Hosted by Joe Hanson PhD, new videos are uploaded every Monday and tackle the weird, wonderful and weirdly wonderful science of the everyday. The Physics of Space Battles Did you know the science behind your favourite Hollywood space battles is laughably…
  • Elementary OS Freya: The Next Major Update To A Rising Linux Distro

    Danny Stieben
    29 Sep 2014 | 11:00 am
    Elementary OS is a Linux distribution that has been making waves as of late. For a lot of people, including our own Akshata, it made them switch to Elementary OS full-time from Windows. However, the latest stable release, “Luna”, is becoming quite old. Now, we’re getting a glimpse at the first beta of the next released, codenamed “Freya”. What’s new in Freya, and is it worth upgrading or switching to it from other distributions? Let’s take a look. Release Schedule Elementary OS appears to only make new releases each time there is a new LTS release of…
  • 4 Useful, Safe Android Apps You Can Use In Your Car

    Christian Cawley
    29 Sep 2014 | 10:00 am
    I like driving in my car, and perhaps you do too. But what do you do with your Android device? Some people might leave it in the map pocket inside the driver’s door, while others might just leave it in another easily accessible place. More and more drivers are starting to mount their Android device on their dashboard or windscreen. This might be for convenience in making and receiving calls (hands-free, of course, otherwise you’re breaking laws in most countries) or even as a means of playing music through your car stereo. An increasingly popular use for an Android…
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  • Got a New iPhone? Here are 40 Stunning Wallpapers for It.

    Igor Ovsyannykov
    29 Sep 2014 | 10:22 pm
    Did you recently get a shiny iPhone 6? Well, you’re not alone. Millions of people are jumping on the bandwagon and it’s not hard to see why. Now that you got a new phone, there is no doubt that you will spend a tremendous amount of time staring at it. So why not spice things up and download a couple of nice backgrounds for it? To celebrate the new iPhone, I collected some sexy wallpapers for you to enjoy. They are 1080 x 1920px, meaning they will look great on an iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. To download, simply click the image. Enjoy! Author informationIgor OvsyannykovIgor…
  • Unbelievable Beauty: 30 Colorful Autumn Photos

    Igor Ovsyannykov
    28 Sep 2014 | 10:07 pm
    For some, autumn is the best time of the year. It marks the transition from summer into winter. As the temparatures become much cooler the leaves become eloquent, turning into magical shades of red, brown, orange, gold, and yellow. What I and many others love about fall is its beauty. In a way, you get to witness the cycle of life. Like Steve Jobs said during his Commencement address, “Death is the destination we all share. No one has ever escaped it. And that is as it should be, because Death is very likely the single best invention of Life. It is Life’s change agent. It…
  • 40 Sexy Examples of Close-up Car Photography

    Igor Ovsyannykov
    25 Sep 2014 | 10:01 pm
    Automobiles are beautiful works of art. Their exterior, speed, interior, sound, and style ignites fire in both sexes. Over the past 100 years they’ve become a symbol for thrill seeking. These man made marvels are constantly evolving, and there doesn’t seem to be an end in sight. Today we collected 40 beautiful photos of cars to get you inspired. Each one of them tells a different story. While browsing these photos, keep your eye on the angles, backgrounds, symmetry, colors, and lighting. We hope these images will encourage you to grab your camera and go outside to practice.
  • 40 Refreshing Stool & Chair Designs

    Igor Ovsyannykov
    24 Sep 2014 | 11:17 pm
    Stools and chairs both serve a functional purpose, but more often than not are quite boring to look at. Our goal today is to prove that chairs/stools don’t have to be tedious. So pull up a chair and enjoy these 40 outstanding design! Nollie Flip Stool by Skate-Home Plum Stool Radice Stool by Industrial Facility Behold the Nuts Stool by Eunjae Lee Elka by Oscar Pipson Rayuela Stool by Alvaro Catalán de Ocón Firefly Glow Stool Shell Stool by Jake Phipps Fortune Cookie Stool Magazine Stool by Njustudio Teak Shower Stool The Stem Stool Remy Backless Stool Vitra Butterfly Stool by Sori…
  • How to Make a House a Home

    Joshua Wallace
    23 Sep 2014 | 10:46 pm
    You don’t have to be an interior designer to transform your house into a home with character. The place you live should be an expression of yourself and your loved ones, mirroring that collective personality – whether it be tranquil, exuberant, refined, or all of the above. With some creative thinking and a little DIY, you can put your own twist on things, without breaking the bank. Step 1: Declutter Being surrounded by clutter can make it difficult to relax – it disrupts the harmony of the home. It’s therefore important to make the most of the space you have by addressing the…
 
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    Technology and Physics News from SciGuru.com

  • How to make a “perfect” solar absorber

    Science News Desk
    29 Sep 2014 | 5:06 am
    The key to creating a material that would be ideal for converting solar energy to heat is tuning the material’s spectrum of absorption just right: It should absorb virtually all wavelengths of light that reach Earth’s surface from the sun — but not much of the rest of the spectrum, since that would increase the energy that is reradiated by the material, and thus lost to the conversion process.read more
  • How to make stronger, “greener” cement

    Science News Desk
    25 Sep 2014 | 9:59 am
    Concrete is the world’s most-used construction material, and a leading contributor to global warming, producing as much as one-tenth of industry-generated greenhouse-gas emissions. Now a new study suggests a way in which those emissions could be reduced by more than half — and the result would be a stronger, more durable material.read more
  • A chip capable of simulating a tumor's microenvironment developed

    Science News Desk
    23 Sep 2014 | 7:03 am
    Researchers have developed a chip capable of simulating a tumor's "microenvironment" and plan to use the new system to test the effectiveness of nanoparticles and drugs that target cancer. The new system, called a tumor-microenvironment-on-chip (T-MOC) device, will allow researchers to study the complex environment surrounding tumors and the barriers that prevent the targeted delivery of therapeutic agents, said Bumsoo Han, a Purdue University associate professor of mechanical engineering.read more
  • Recruiting bacteria to be technology innovation partners

    Science News Desk
    17 Sep 2014 | 6:43 am
    For most people biofilms conjure up images of slippery stones in a streambed and dirty drains. While there are plenty of "bad" biofilms around – they even cause pesky dental plaque and a host of other more serious medical problems – a team at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University sees biofilms as a robust new platform for designer nanomaterials that could clean up polluted rivers, manufacture pharmaceutical products, fabricate new textiles, and more.read more
  • NIST Detectors Reveal Entangled Photon Triplets

    Science News Desk
    15 Sep 2014 | 11:02 am
    Researchers at the University of Waterloo in Canada have directly entangled three photons in the most technologically useful state for the first time, thanks in part to superfast, super-efficient single-photon detectors developed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).read more
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  • How to get a head start on marketing your product

    insivia
    18 Sep 2014 | 8:47 am
    When developing a new product or service many people don’t think to begin their marketing ahead of time. Doing this can greatly increase your chances for success. In this insight Andy shares a few ways you can get your product out to your audience before it launches. Did you like this insight? Make sure you stay connected to our Facebook & Twitter to receive our most recent news & updates!
  • What should you do once you have a customer? – SAAS Marketing

    insivia
    15 Sep 2014 | 7:13 am
    Once you close a lead it’s important to make sure you do everything you can to give them a great experience. This won’t just help retain the customer, but can also lead to referrals.  In this insight Patrick explains what you should be doing to make sure your customers get what they need and come back wanting more.  Did you like this insight? Make sure you stay connected to our Facebook & Twitter to receive our most recent news & updates!
  • 3 Twitter Tips for Lawyers

    insivia
    12 Sep 2014 | 8:41 am
    1. Pay Attention to Your Target Market Before you say anything on twitter, take a look at what is already being said by following your target market. Expand Your Reach: Step one: Follow your professional network! Follow clients, partners, and peers to learn what information/ updates are most important to them and so they can help expand your message through retweets. Clients (past, current, and potential) Partners (past, current, and potential) Peers (colleagues, law school network, etc.) Monitor Competitive Strategies Follow your current and potential competitors to get an idea of how they…
  • Content Marketing for CPA Firms

    insivia
    2 Sep 2014 | 9:00 am
    With how fast Content Marketing evolves it can be hard to keep up with the newest trends in the industry. In this insight Matt shares a new trend that’s leading content marketing for CPA firms. Did you like this insight? Make sure you stay connected to our Facebook & Twitter to receive our most recent news & updates!
  • Attorneys & Social Media Marketing

    insivia
    28 Aug 2014 | 9:20 am
    With social media there are a lot of factors industry professionals like Attorneys need to keep in mind in order to stay compliant with their firms and industry standards. In this Insivia Insight Charley shares some tips to help make sure your profile meets these requirements. Did you like this insight? Make sure you stay connected to our Facebook & Twitter to receive our most recent news & updates!
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    Top News - MIT Technology Review

  • Google Execs Have Ideas on How to Run Your Business

    28 Sep 2014 | 9:00 pm
    The ex-CEO and another longtime Google executive say the “new style of managing” they developed should be widely copied.Google is daring, creative, and by multiple accounts an enviable place to work—but is the way it’s run a model for other companies to follow? After all, quintessentially Googley practices like giving people free time to pursue projects are easier to follow if you enjoy very large profits from a product that has remained unbeatable for a decade.
  • Three Questions with the CEO of D-Wave

    25 Sep 2014 | 9:00 pm
    The CEO of quantum computing startup D-Wave says its machines are helping companies analyze Wall Street data and search for new cancer drugs.Ever since D-Wave Systems unveiled what it called the world’s first quantum computer in 2007, the small Canadian company has attracted controversy.
  • Paralyzed Rats Take 1,000 Steps, Orchestrated by Computer

    25 Sep 2014 | 11:30 am
    Controlled by software, paralyzed rats walk and climb stairs.It’s a strange sight: a paralyzed rat walking on its hind legs in a precise cadence, all controlled by a computer.
  • EmTech: Illumina Says 228,000 Human Genomes Will Be Sequenced This Year

    24 Sep 2014 | 9:13 am
    Record number of genomes being decoded, but cost of DNA sequencing might not fall much further, says Illumina president.Henry Ford kept lowering the price of cars, and more people kept buying them. The San Diego–based gene sequencing company Illumina has been doing something similar with the tools needed to interpret the human genetic code.
  • EmTech: IBM Tries to Make Watson Smarter

    24 Sep 2014 | 9:10 am
    IBM executive says Watson could find success with commercial apps in wealth management, call centers, and medicine.Three years after its artificial-intelligence engine Watson made its high-profile win on Jeopardy!, IBM is adapting the technology as it seeks practical commercial uses, an IBM executive explained yesterday at EmTech, a conference organized by MIT Technology Review.
 
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    Emerging Technology and Trends

  • TechQuarters honoured at National Apprenticeship Awards 2014

    24 Sep 2014 | 3:49 am
    TechQuarters – a Firebrand Apprenticeship partner - was last night crowned Small Employer of the Year in the Regional finals of the National Apprenticeship Awards 2014. The award recognises their continued contribution, commitment and success through their Apprenticeship programme. TechQuarters will now compete in the National finals, to be recognised as the best Small Employer of Apprentices in the United Kingdom.
  • Future Enterprise- The Future of the Globalised Enterprise

    5 Sep 2014 | 1:03 am
    The Director of the Future Planet Research Centre- David Hunter Tow, predicts that Globalisation will be an unstoppable force in the 21st century and the only salvation for Eaaarth 2.0 as it races towards its imminent tipping point of harsh climate change and exhaustion of finite resources. In such a globalised society the future enterprise will also be forced to substantially adapt its operating and management strategies to encompass a more innovative, ethical and collaborative mindset, regardless of size or industry, in order to survive.
  • The Secure Exchange of Protected Health Information

    7 Aug 2014 | 5:16 am
    By Mike Morper, VP of Marketing, Notable Solutions    To demonstrate meaningful use of electronic health records (EHR), as required by the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act, hospitals must fulfill the seemingly contradictory mandates to increase ...
  • FAQ for SQL Server 2014 certifications

    31 Jul 2014 | 1:39 am
    Microsoft has made significant changes to the SQL Server certification track following the launch of SQL Server 2014. Read this FAQ to get to grips with all the changes.
  • Some aspects of Mobile application development

    24 Jul 2014 | 4:12 am
    With the increased adoption of mobility in modern enterprises, there are certain aspects that need to be kept into consideration for an efficient rollout.
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    TheAppWhisperer

  • Portrait of an Artist – Seventh Video Showcase – Mobile Portraiture

    Jennifer Bracewell
    29 Sep 2014 | 4:21 am
    Welcome to our seventh Portrait of an Artist Showcase! This Showcase complements our Portrait of an Artist Column edited by Jennifer Bracewell. Every two weeks Jennifer will review and curate work […] The post Portrait of an Artist – Seventh Video Showcase – Mobile Portraiture appeared first on TheAppWhisperer.
  • Flickr Group Showcase – TheAppWhisperer (TAW) – 28 September 2014

    Joanne Carter
    28 Sep 2014 | 4:24 am
    Oh yes, this weeks Flickr Group Showcase is totally ‘killin’ it’ – it is packed with the most incredible mobile photography images from all around the world this week. This […] The post Flickr Group Showcase – TheAppWhisperer (TAW) – 28 September 2014 appeared first on TheAppWhisperer.
  • M-Magazine – New Featuring Leica M-Series Images

    Joanne Carter
    27 Sep 2014 | 3:05 am
    Not mobile, despite the ‘M’ this new magazine from Leica features some wonderfully inspiring images. It’s available in various formats, print, Android and iOS.  This is one of  a series […] The post M-Magazine – New Featuring Leica M-Series Images appeared first on TheAppWhisperer.
  • ‘Building Mobile Bridges with Instagram’ – Hannibal Renberg – Instagram Street Photographer

    Joanne Carter
    26 Sep 2014 | 9:57 am
    We’re opening a new section to TheAppWhisperer.com today, entitled, ‘Building Mobile Bridges with Instagram‘. Within this section we will profile specific mobile photographers that have caught our eye, demonstrating their […] The post ‘Building Mobile Bridges with Instagram’ – Hannibal Renberg – Instagram Street Photographer appeared first on TheAppWhisperer.
  • Fabulous iOS Photography Updates Today!

    Joanne Carter
    26 Sep 2014 | 2:17 am
    Of course many app developers have been busy behind the scenes rapidly trying to get their apps iOS 8 and iPhone 6/+ ready.  With the urgency to do this, many […] The post Fabulous iOS Photography Updates Today! appeared first on TheAppWhisperer.
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    outsourcestrategies.com

  • Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer

    Julie Clements
    29 Sep 2014 | 2:07 am
    Prostate cancer, the most common form of cancer in American men, is more prevalent in men over age 65. The American Cancer Society estimates that in 2014, about 233,000 new cases of prostate cancer will be diagnosed and about 29,480 men will die of prostate cancer. Many patients with this disease are benefiting from radiation therapy techniques that reduce side effects and may lead to higher cure rates. A radiation oncologist or urologist performs this radiotherapy that involves several types of treatment, including the use of high-powered X-rays, placement of radioactive materials into the…
  • Expansion of Health Coverage in Massachusetts Reduced Mortality Rates

    Rajeev Rajagopal
    26 Sep 2014 | 1:42 am
    Researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health have found that expansion of health coverage in Massachusetts have reduced mortality rates. The study found that fewer people died in Massachusetts since the state passed its mandatory universal health coverage law in 2006. The researchers have dubbed the Massachusetts reform a model for the Affordable Care Act that requires all Americans to have health insurance coverage and improves access to care. As per the study, 320 fewer Massachusetts men and women died in each of the first four years of the state law than would have been expected.
  • HHS Removes Medicare’s Blanket Exclusions on Transgender Surgery

    Meghann Kiernan
    24 Sep 2014 | 1:55 am
    On May 30, 2014, the Departmental Appeals Board (DAB) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) ruled that the HHS policy of categorically excluding coverage for sex-reassignment surgery by Medicare was unjustified. Based on this ruling, HSS has removed Medicare’s blanket exclusions on transgender surgery. According to the DAB, denying coverage for sex-reassignment surgery in spite of a person’s individual medical conditions and needs is unreasonable and goes against contemporary science and medical standards of care. DAB’s groundbreaking decision strikes…
  • HHS Planning to Reschedule Obamacare Open Enrollment Period: Premium Likely to Skyrocket

    Natalie Tornese
    22 Sep 2014 | 3:23 am
    Major technical problems are posing a hindrance to Obamacare open enrollment. People are finding it difficult to log into the health exchange websites which are slow loading, and even if they do, complain that their data is incorrect and that costs are too high. All this has interrupted Obamacare enrollment. A recent CBS News report says that the Health and Human Services Department (HHS) plans to reschedule the open enrollment period for November 15, 2014 to January 15, 2015 in place of October 15 to December 7, 2014 as previously scheduled. Consumers will benefit with an enrollment period…
  • 10.3 Million Americans Newly Insured by ACA – Finds Study

    Julie Clements
    19 Sep 2014 | 1:32 am
    A special report in the New England Journal of Medicine finds that Obamacare enabled 10.3 million uninsured Americans to get health insurance. According to a study by the federal government and Harvard University published recently in the New England Journal of Medicine, researchers estimated that the uninsured rate in U.S. declined by 5.2% in the second quarter of 2014, corresponding to 10.3 million adults gaining coverage by the Affordable Care Act. In the first quarter of 2014, a Bloomberg report was released finding that the challenge that the Obama administration face as far as health…
 
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    TimeHuman

  • Is The Chupacabra Real?

    Admin
    29 Sep 2014 | 9:51 am
    Is the Chupacabra real? The video below explains the possible species connections the Chupacabra could have. For example, is it a rat/kangaroo mix? Or what? Is the Chupacabra a new species all together? Is it a cross between two species?Many of the sightings that are hyped in the media are always proven false. That doesn't mean the Chupacabra isn't real. Nature can do weird things, and the idea of strange mutations isn't a crazy one. Until caught, the Chupacabra will remain reclusive, and mythological. The truth is out there.
  • The Real Sounds Of Hell

    Admin
    28 Sep 2014 | 7:05 pm
    Researchers from a remote part of Siberia claim to have recorded real sounds from hell. They drilled a hole roughly 14 kilometers deep into earth's crust. The researchers noted an unusual amount of heat coming from the hole. After dropping ultra-sensitive microphones into the hole--to measure the earth's movements--they discovered strange feedback coming into the mics. The video below is a sample of what they recorded. It's the real sounds of hell. Maybe...If you get scared easily, don't watch the video. I warned you.'The last discovery was nevertheless the most shocking to our ears, so much…
  • Cold Weight Loss Benefits Without The Cold

    Admin
    7 Jun 2014 | 8:26 pm
    Brr-brr-brr! Scientists have discovered a way to make the body of mice burn calories as if they were exposed to the freezing cold. A potential future treatment for obesity in humans!White fat to brown fat Humans are born with a decent amount of brown fat. Brown fat is the fat best used for insulation from the cold. White fat stores energy, while brown fat is the energy burner--which comes in really handy when you want to lose some weight. Sadly, as we humans get older, brown fat seems to disappear. Ajay Chawla (UC), San Fran, and his team injected obese mice with interleukin-4 (a…
  • Most fascinating science news of the week (Dec 15, 2012)

    Admin
    15 Dec 2012 | 5:04 pm
    Here are some of the most fascinating science news stories of the week:CU-Boulder team develops swarm of pingpong ball-sized robotsUniversity of Colorado Boulder Assistant Professor Nikolaus Correll likes to think in multiples. If one robot can accomplish a singular task, think how much more could be accomplished if you had hundreds of them. Read more: http://www.colorado.edu/news/releases/2012/12/14/cu-boulder-team-develops-swarm-pingpong-ball-sized-robotsAstronomers discover 'missing link' of black holes The discovery of a bingeing black hole in our nearest neighbouring galaxy,…
  • Geminid meteor shower live stream

    Admin
    13 Dec 2012 | 6:34 pm
    The Geminid meteor shower occurs on an annual basis, when the extinct comet 3200 Phaethon sprinkles the Earth with its debris tail. Get outside tonight between midnight and 3 a.m. to catch a glimpse of this amazing spectacle.Expect to see roughly 100+ meteors per hour during the peak at 2-3 a.m.If you can't get out to see Geminid, NASA will be live streaming the event via a camera at Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala. Below is the embedded live stream:If you would like to go directly to the NASA live stream event, here's the link:…
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    Guiding Tech

  • How To Block Malware On Android

    Khamosh Pathak
    29 Sep 2014 | 10:30 am
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/guidingtech Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
  • 8 Google Play Store Settings You Might Not Know About

    Khamosh Pathak
    29 Sep 2014 | 9:30 am
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  • How To Transfer Emulator Games To Your PS Vita Running TN-V Via FTP

    Alvaro Bernedo
    29 Sep 2014 | 7:30 am
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  • 2 Apps to Regulate Your Android’s Connectivity to Save Battery Life

    Ashish Mundhra
    27 Sep 2014 | 10:30 am
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  • How to Use Mail Merge In Google Docs

    Khamosh Pathak
    27 Sep 2014 | 9:30 am
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    Latest News, Reviews & More from TechReviewSource

  • Adobe Photoshop Headed to Chromebooks

    29 Sep 2014 | 4:41 pm
    Google and Adobe are bringing Photoshop to your Chromebook. The companies on Monday announced plans to launch Adobe Creative Cloud on Google's Chromebooks with a streaming version of Photoshop; other products are "coming soon." Currently in beta, the offering will first be available exclusively to North American-based Adobe Education customers with a paid Creative Cloud […]
  • Apple Pulls iOS 8 Launcher App From App Store

    29 Sep 2014 | 4:39 pm
    One of the big changes in iOS 8 is the addition of widgets in Notification Center. Apple has resisted the call to add more glanceable information to its platform for years, but it has finally acquiesced. Cupertino isn't letting developers go completely wild, though. The most recent app to be drummed out of the App […]
  • Lenovo Y50

    28 Sep 2014 | 9:00 pm
    The Lenovo Y50 Touch aims to take a make a stand in the gaming and desktop replacement market with this 15.6-inch Ultra HD model. It has 16GB of RAM and a 256GB solid state drive that make a speedy combination. Read more ...
  • Free Windows 9 Upgrades for Windows 8 Users?

    28 Sep 2014 | 4:52 pm
    Microsoft is widely expected to introduce its Windows 9 operating system at an event in San Francisco next Tuesday and rumors have been flying about what we can expect from the successor to Windows 8. Now we can add "free upgrades for Windows 8 users" to the mix of speculation in advance of the unveiling […]
  • Windows 9? Microsoft Might Just Call it Windows

    28 Sep 2014 | 4:51 pm
    Details about Microsoft's follow-up to Windows 8 are set to be revealed in a matter of days, but it might not carry the moniker Windows 9. Reuters on Friday reported that Microsoft is planning to announce a new name for the ubiquitous operating system at its press event next week. Though the software is known […]
 
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    iCosmoGeek

  • Apple releases iOS 8.0.2, claims that they fixed broken 8.0.1 update. Let's try…

    Avinash Kumpati
    25 Sep 2014 | 7:02 pm
    Apple releases iOS 8.0.2, claims that they fixed broken 8.0.1 update. Let's try this again! Read the rest of the story at www.iCosmoGeek.com
  • The Internet’s hilarious reaction to iPhone 6 #bendgate

    Avinash Kumpati
    24 Sep 2014 | 7:26 pm
    The Internet’s hilarious reaction to iPhone 6 #bendgate Read the rest of the story at www.iCosmoGeek.com
  • Microsoft today opened pre-orders for a $59.95 wireless display adapter that wir…

    Avinash Kumpati
    23 Sep 2014 | 11:16 am
    Microsoft today opened pre-orders for a $59.95 wireless display adapter that wirelessly connects any Miracast-enabled device with at least Windows 8.1 or Android 4.2.1 to a HDTV, monitor, or projector. It’s similar to Google’s $35 Chromecast, but does not require specific apps — you can stream anything on your device to the TV with Microsoft’s device. Chromecast only mirrors screen content from a Chrome browser, or from any Android device. Announcing the Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter blogs.windows.com Have you ever had something on your phone that you really...
  • Google's self-driving cars are now allowed on all roads in California. Google wo…

    Avinash Kumpati
    22 Sep 2014 | 12:39 pm
    Google's self-driving cars are now allowed on all roads in California. Google won 25 DMV permits for testing autonomous vehicles; Audi and Mercedes each received two. http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/sep/18/california-permits-driverless-self-driving-cars-google-mercedes-audi California issues permits for testing of driverless cars on public roads www.theguardian.com Google, Mercedes-Benz and Audi all receive permits for trials of self-driving cars as new licensing regime comes into effect Read the rest of the story at www.iCosmoGeek.com
  • Google’s Android L OS version which is to be released in fall, will have data en…

    Avinash Kumpati
    21 Sep 2014 | 1:20 pm
    Google’s Android L OS version which is to be released in fall, will have data encryption turned on by default. You may think that the company revealed this tidbit owing to all the recent security concerns following credit card hacks, celebrity photo leaks and government surveillance. The problem is that they don't have control to push this update to all devices and carriers don't bother at all! http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-switch/wp/2014/09/18/newest-androids-will-join-iphones-in-offering-default-encryption-blocking-police/ Newest Androids will join iPhones in offering...
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    1E Blogs - Insight and debate on IT Efficiency

  • OSD, PxE, IP Helpers, DHCP Options – Isn’t There a Better Way?

    Ed Aldrich
    29 Sep 2014 | 6:00 am
    A recent myITForum community discussion posted on the SCCM email list server raised the question of which technique was the best way to get a bare metal PxE booting computer to find a PxE server that could respond to the PxE boot request. Remember, this is a special case boot option where the computer powers up, essentially using the “F12 – Boot to Network” BIOS option, The system is essentially saying to the  network “Hey!!! Is there anybody out there with a boot image I can use to get up and running here?” In order to “find” the source of such an image (a PxE server that can…
  • Enable Efficiency, Leverage ActiveEfficiency!

    Gokul Raju
    26 Sep 2014 | 3:50 am
    Let me start by asking you a question – would it be easy to imagine Apple without iTunes, or even metaphorically – Amazon.com without Amazon Web Services?  Let us pause for a moment and think about Amazon. Amazon.com was not initially built to be served out of AWS, but was served out of amore traditional Oracle-backed in-house system. On the other hand, AWS was designed to take the pain away from managing environments, but it made a lot of sense later for Amazon.com to move to AWS. One would ask why, when everything was working so well? Simple really, the goodness around…
  • ConfigMgr 2012: Always including certain files in your Boot Images

    Mike Terrill
    25 Sep 2014 | 7:11 am
    Back in the ConfigMgr 2007 days, I wrote a similar blog called ConfigMgr OSD: Always including certain files in your Boot Images -think Trace32.  I figured it was time to create a similar one for ConfigMgr 2012 since some things have changed.  Even though CMTrace is now included in the boot image by default, there are still a few other utilities that I find useful to inject.  Plus, I do not like the fact that CMTrace is not in the path and you have to locate it in order to launch it (i.e. more typing from a command prompt).  Other things like your company’s background image is…
  • From ‘Run IT for Less’, to literally running!

    Matt Antos-Lewis
    24 Sep 2014 | 1:19 am
    From ‘Run IT for Less’, to literally running, team 1E will be taking on the 2014 Ealing Half Marathon, in support of a great cause. Not only will several members of our staff be pounding the pavements in full race gear, but we are proud to announce that 1E will be sponsoring the event. This year’s race will take place on Sunday 28th September in Ealing, west London, home to 1E’s global headquarters. The race will start and finish in Lammas Park, one of west London’s most picturesque parks, and take in parts of Central Ealing, Montpelier, Pitshanger, West Ealing,…
  • Actively Efficient

    Dan O'Connor
    22 Sep 2014 | 6:40 am
    22nd September, 2014 marks the launch of new versions of two key pieces of technology. One is a new version of our software waste identification and reclaim product, AppClarity. The other is an update to the architectural platform called ActiveEfficiency (AE) that AppClarity and Shopping currently rely on and Nomad, NightWatchman, and the forthcoming MyWorkNow will come to rely on for major future functionality. Let me start by telling you all a little bit about what ActiveEfficiency is, and why we at 1E have taken the strategic move to use the architecture and future kingpin in our…
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    Geekswithblogs.net

  • Advanced Memory Dump Debugging

    Alois Kraus
    29 Sep 2014 | 9:50 am
    Originally posted on: http://geekswithblogs.net/akraus1/archive/2014/09/29/159441.aspxOne common thing while debugging is to search who owns/references a handle. For x86 processes you can simply search the full address space but in x64 this approach no longer works. While debugging a hang from a memory dump I did find out that the process MainWindowHandle did change to a different window which was not the main window handle. Searching for the values of NativeWindow objects did also lead to no trace on the managed heap so it must be some unmanaged window handle. First I look at the Process…
  • Windows 8–can’t install .Net Framework 3.5 (0x800F0906, 0x800F081F)

    John Breakwell
    29 Sep 2014 | 3:57 am
    Originally posted on: http://geekswithblogs.net/Plumbersmate/archive/2014/09/29/windows-8ndashcanrsquot-install-.net-framework-3.5-0x800f0906-0x800f081f.aspxI’d recently put Windows 8 on a test machine at work and started installing what software I needed. Pretty quickly I found I needed to install .Net Framework 3.5 which is now a ‘Feature’ instead of a separate download. Switching this on prompted me to download files from Windows Update. That seemed to go OK for a while. Unfortunately, after a few minutes, it failed. Error code 0x800F0906 leads you to troubleshooting articles such…
  • Now 5 bodies in the Solar System with rings!

    TATWORTH
    29 Sep 2014 | 1:22 am
    Originally posted on: http://geekswithblogs.net/TATWORTH/archive/2014/09/29/now-5-bodies-in-the-solar-system-with-rings.aspxFor some years we have known that Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune all have ring systems but recently one of the asteroids, Chariklo, was found to have a ring system as well! Details are at http://pluto.jhuapl.edu/overview/ScienceShorts.php?page=ScienceShorts_09_26_2014 “The discovery of rings around asteroid Chariklo last year - depicted in this artist’s impression - drove home the important message that the solar system is still full of plenty of surprises.
  • Code from your fellow developers

    Dennis Vroegop
    29 Sep 2014 | 1:14 am
    Originally posted on: http://geekswithblogs.net/dvroegop/archive/2014/09/29/code-from-your-fellow-developers.aspxIt's almost a law: whenever you take over code from another developer, you start to moan and complain about the state of that code. It's awful, terrible, the worst piece of code you've ever seen. I am no exception. However, when I took over some code from a colleague who left the company I found this gem. I think I am right in complaining about this piece of code. (FYI this is almost an exact copy of what I found in the codebase, except for it being an console application and the…
  • O’Reilly Deal of the Day 29/September/2014 - Developing Responsive Web Applications with AJAX and jQuery

    TATWORTH
    29 Sep 2014 | 12:08 am
    Originally posted on: http://geekswithblogs.net/TATWORTH/archive/2014/09/29/orsquoreilly-deal-of-the-day-29september2014---developing-responsive-web.aspxToday’s half-price deal of the Day from O’Reilly at  is Developing Responsive Web Applications with AJAX and jQuery. “Developing Responsive Web Applications with AJAX and jQuery will empower you with the skills required to create responsive web applications in a quick and efficient manner. The book begins by identifying the key benefits of a responsive application for a commercial site, and then covers how to develop a layout using…
 
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    Slice of MIT by the Alumni Association

  • Coding Towards Hanoi: edX in Translation

    Joe McGonegal
    29 Sep 2014 | 2:00 am
    The first edX course that Minh-Tue Vo ’14 took was Street Fighting Math. A seven-week problem-solving course, 6.5FMx focuses on tackling math problems with reasoning and analogy on the fly. Minh-Tue Vo ’14. Vo liked it so much as a complement to his MIT campus education that he enrolled in another: Autonomous Navigation for Flying Robots. Vo loved the variety of courses on the edX platform and its ease of use, but in its first two years, it catered only to English speakers. What if he could translate it into his native Vietnamese? After graduation this spring, Vo applied for an…
  • Photo of the Week by Paige Parsons ’90—September 27, 2014

    Joe McGonegal
    27 Sep 2014 | 3:00 am
    Kanye’s rider (© Paige Parsons). Paige Parsons is a photographer in San Francisco. View more work on her website. View other alumni photos of the week.
  • Asteroids and Cats: Alumna Finds Them Before They Find Us

    Nicole Morell
    26 Sep 2014 | 3:00 am
    “We find them before they find us.” That’s how Alessondra Springmann SM ’11 likes to sum up her work at Arecibo Observatory in Arecibo, Puerto Rico. The Earth and Planetary Sciences (EAPS) alumna recently wrapped up a two-year stint at the observatory, where she spent her days identifying and tracking asteroids using radar astronomy. “Most astronomy is passive—you collect sunlight that has left the sun hours ago, or you’re studying light emitted from stars. With radar we do not rely on the benevolence of the universe—we generate it ourselves and reflect radio waves off of…
  • ALC 2014: Information, Inspiration, and Reconnection

    Jay London
    25 Sep 2014 | 3:00 am
    Photo: mitalumni on Instagram The 2014 MIT Alumni Leadership Conference—the MIT Alumni Association’s keystone event for MIT volunteers—took place on Sept. 19-20. A near-record attendance of almost 600 volunteers from more than 40 class years returned to campus to learn more about today’s MIT and future plans for the Institute. Nearly 600 MIT volunteers attended ALC, including Ellen Sue Ewald SM ’89. Photo: @mit_alumni The two-day conference began with an opening keynote from Professors Vladimir Bulovic and Fiona Murray, who discussed MIT’s global impact and the Institute’s…
  • IMF Taps Young MIT Faculty and Alumni as Global Leaders in Economics

    Nancy DuVergne Smith
    24 Sep 2014 | 3:00 am
    Guest blogger: Nicole Taylor, Continuum The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has populated nearly half its Generation Next list—which celebrates 25 economists under the age of 45—with MIT faculty and alumni. In some cases, the featured economists are both: Esther Duflo PhD ’99, Amy Finkelstein PhD ’01, and Kristin Forbes PhD ’98 all hold endowed chairs in MIT’s Department of Economics. The 12 scholars listed below study diverse topics—poverty and health care, education and real estate, crime and taxes—but what they have in common is their demonstration of…
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    Pacific-Tier Communications LLC

  • It is Time to Get Serious about Architecting ICT

    Administrator
    16 Sep 2014 | 1:27 pm
    Just finished another ICT-related technical assistance visit with a developing country government. Even in mid-2014, I spend a large amount of time teaching basic principles of enterprise architecture, and the need for adding form and structure to ICT strategies. Service-oriented architectures (SOA) have been around for quite a long time, with some references going back to the 1980s. ITIL, COBIT, TOGAF, and other ICT standards or recommendations have been around for quite a long time as well, with training and certifications part of nearly every professional development program. So why is the…
  • ICT Training Development Survey

    Administrator
    4 Aug 2014 | 11:02 am
    Pacific-Tier Communications LLC is preparing our ICT courseware development plan for 2015.  We would be very grateful if you took a minute and filled out the following linked survey. We are not collecting any personal or location information – just interested in what your organization would find useful for professional ICT training and courseware. Thanks for your support! If you have any questions, please send us a note at info@pacific-tier.com
  • Asian Carrier’s Conference 2013 Kicks Off in Cebu

    Administrator
    3 Sep 2013 | 9:35 pm
    The 2013 ACC kicked off on Tuesday morning with an acknowledgement by Philippine Long Distance Telecommunications (PLDT) CEO Napolean L. Nazareno that “we’re going through a profound and painful transformation to digital technologies.”  He continued to explain that in addition to making the move to a digital corporate culture and architecture that for traditional telcos to succeed they will need to “master new skills, including new partnership skills.” That direction drives a line straight down the middle of attendees at the conference.  Surprisingly, many companies attending and…
  • What Value Can I Expect from Cloud Computing Training?

    Administrator
    30 Aug 2013 | 6:31 pm
    Normally, when we think of technical-related training, images of rooms loaded with switches, routers, and servers might come to mind.    Cloud computing is different.  In reality, cloud computing is not a technology, but rather a framework employing a variety of technologies – most notably virtualization, to solve business problems or enable opportunities. From our own practice, the majority of cloud training students represent non-technical careers and positions. Our training does follow the CompTIA Cloud Essentials course criterion, and is not a technical course, so the non-technical…
  • Connecting at the Westin Building Exchange in Seattle

    Administrator
    29 Aug 2013 | 1:45 am
    International telecommunication carriers all share one thing in common – the need to connect with other carriers and networks.  We want to make calls to China, a video conference in Moldova, send an email message for delivery within 5 seconds to Australia – all possible with our current state of global communications.  Magic?  Of course not.  While an abstract to most, the reality is telecommunications physical infrastructure extends to nearly every corner of the world, and communications carriers bring this global infrastructure together at  a small number of facilities…
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    TechDaring

  • How Cloud Computing Could Save You Money

    Katie B
    10 Sep 2014 | 6:40 am
    You will have read a lot about cloud computing online over the last few years. That’s because millions of businesses all over the world are now using this form of storage. There are many advantages to cloud computing, most of which relate to the amount of money you can save. While these savings might not be obvious to you at the moment, we’re going to highlight some them in this short post. Hopefully, you will have a better understanding after reading through all the points made below. Increased productivity If your team can access their files from anywhere in the world, they can check…
  • Monopoly Plus and Ghostbusters Slots Game Review

    26 Aug 2014 | 4:27 pm
    Caesarscasino.com is an online gambling, real money online casino destination with quite a few interesting and fun little games to offer.  Whether you’re a long-time fan of video gambling games or are completely new to it, the fact of the matter is that these kinds of quick-loading flash titles are entertaining.  We’re about to look at two specific games offered by the site, “Monopoly Plus” and “Ghostbusters”, both of which are certainly quick to catch the eye… Monopoly Plus Right off the bat, as soon as you load this one up you’re greeted with familiar symbols, color…
  • Couponraja App Review

    26 Aug 2014 | 9:14 am
    How many times have you thought to yourself, “you know what, it would be really cool if there was an app that would allow me to more easily use relevant coupons while shopping online or out about town?”  Or, maybe you’re just the type that loves a great deal, especially where saving money is concerned?  Whatever the reason, this smartphone app (designed and used largely in India), Couponraja is certainly worth checking out. To sum things up succinctly – the Couponraja app is a free offering which compiles handy lists from all the major retailers you can think of as well as listings…
  • How valuable is search engine optimisation for businesses?

    19 Aug 2014 | 7:37 am
    All businesses need to appear near, or at the top, of search engine results lists. This is the first place that consumers turn when looking for any kind of product or service, and they will rarely click past the first few results. You can appear at the top of these lists with the help of internet marketing agencies. The internet has completely transformed the way in which consumers shop for products and services. They no longer walk to the high street or look in the book for local services, they now go online. You can find all kinds of products and services online, and this method brings…
  • The Must Have Apps For Planning A Trip

    Katie B
    17 Aug 2014 | 5:40 pm
    When you are planning a trip, you need all the help you can get. If you’re not lucky enough to have a personal assistant to take care of your travel plans, don’t panic. Your smartphone can do everything a personal assistant would. The plus side is that you don’t have to try and make stilted conversation with your phone, whereas you would have to with an assistant. When you are planning your trip, make sure that your phone is well-equipped to deal with your every fleeting need. Here are the must have apps for planning your trip. Link to image Packing Pro If you can’t…
 
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    EMA Blog Community

  • Citrix Stakes Software-Defined Ground; Network Remains Critical to Success

    Jim Frey
    26 Sep 2014 | 8:41 am
    Last week, I attended a Citrix analyst relations summit program to learn about the company’s direction and strategy.  While the main-tent program was longer on vision than it was on execution details, there were some aspects of the proceedings that I found compelling. First off, there weren’t a lot of net new things being introduced, other than some roadmaps shared under NDA and a truly cool multi-station mobile work experience demo. But that’s ok.  Too often, tech companies feel compelled to forever be pushing “something new,” when in reality IT pros need vendors to stick to…
  • Simplify with Software Defined Storage

    Jim Miller
    28 Aug 2014 | 1:10 pm
    There was a time at the height of my home video and audio craze that the number of devices I needed to watch a movie could no longer be counted on one hand. Amplifier, preamplifier, tuner, CD player, DVD player, TV, cable box . . .you get the idea. As I organized my vast array of remote controls on the coffee table, I was blissfully unaware of any issues. That was the case until my wife just wanted to watch a movie one night while I was gone, and she had a conniption fit trying to figure everything out. There was no way she was going to invest the time to learn what to power up, and what…
  • Return on Investment (ROI) of Data Science as a Service

    John Myers
    18 Aug 2014 | 9:31 am
    In skiing, the “black diamond” run or ski slope is often referred to as “high risk/high reward.” You receive lots of “reward” skiing the black diamond slopes, but you have a significant amount of “risk” associated with variable terrain, such as the presence of trees and the possibility of injury. However, the black diamond slopes are very fun to experience, and you can mitigate the risks with preparation, practice, and a really good skiing helmet. Data science is one of those “high risk/high reward” concepts in technology. An organization can gain huge financial rewards by…
  • F5 Takes on Policy Orchestration, SDN

    Tracy Corbo
    18 Aug 2014 | 9:05 am
    Jim Frey contributed to this blog post. On Wednesday, August 6, 2014, F5 Networks held an analyst summit at the company’s tech center in NYC. It was a great opportunity to catch up and see what was new and where the company is headed. The company appears to be enjoying a bit of a renaissance, looking to redefine its role in the data center as virtualization makes headway into the network domain under the banner of SDN. While true production SDN remains in its infancy, with no single approach emerging to solve all the ills of the network world, there is no debating that programmability will…
  • The StorHouse is Open

    Jim Miller
    14 Aug 2014 | 9:19 am
    Welcome to “The StorHouse”! This house will accommodate all areas of storage, and there is plenty to cover. As a product manager in storage for 20 years, I had the opportunity to see some pretty interesting changes in the market. Events such as the move to distributed computing, the advent of technologies like virtual disk and snapshot copies and moving from large single large expensive disk (SLEDS) with huge 11” platters to a single solid state PCIe card with 6TB of capacity. Disk storage costs have fallen from over $1,000 per GB to under $.10 per GB with 4TB SATA drives.
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    TekGoblin

  • Modded Controller vs Tournament Controller

    Matt
    9 Sep 2014 | 11:59 pm
      As avid gamers, we all know that we have a special relationship with our controller. Whether you play Xbox 360, PS3, PS4 or Xbox One, the controller you hold while gaming is extremely important. If your joysticks aren’t up to par or your buttons are sticking and just aren’t right, you feel it the entire time you game and that can have a negative affect on scores. By now you’ve probably heard of these things they call “Modded Controllers” or “Tournament Controllers” and maybe you’ve even started to look into one. The problem is that while these are both custom gaming…
  • Nespresso VertuoLine Review

    Matt
    13 Jul 2014 | 9:56 pm
    I was invited by Nespresso to take a look at their Nespresso Vertuoline in Seattle. They gave us a really great presentation of the machine and explained how it worked while we were there. They also had some of the creators of the machine in the room so we could ask questions.
  • FAA Grounds Beer-Delivering Drone

    Matt
    30 Jan 2014 | 10:41 pm
    The Minnesota-based Lakemaid Beer Company posted a YouTube promotional video of a drone ferrying a case of beer to some fishermen on a frozen lake. After the video was posted on YouTube it got the attention of local media. The Federal Aviation Administration promptly gave the Lakemaid president a call and told him to stop.
  • Next Windows 8.1 Update Will Skip Start Screen

    Matt
    30 Jan 2014 | 10:05 pm
    Many users have avoided Windows 8.1 due to its "Metro" interface that replaced the original start menu since Windows 7. With the new update it appears that you will be able to directly boot to the desktop rather than the Start Menu Metro Interface as seen above.
  • 5 Extreme Tips to Keep Your Computer Virus Free

    Sanity
    30 Jan 2014 | 1:25 am
    Keeping your computer virus free is the greatest challenge nowadays. Lots of crackers and hackers have loads of reasons to get hold on your data by transferring virus in your system. However, safeguarding your private data and your computer from the virus is no more a hassle. Here are the 5 exciting tips that help a great deal in preventing virus entering into your system.
 
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  • Registering the Perfect Domain Name for Your Business

    Thomas Oppong
    29 Sep 2014 | 4:49 pm
    Your website is your home on the Web and the best way to reach the maximum amount of potential customers. Your website is one of the best marketing tools that you can use to promote your business and spread the word about your products and services. Getting your website up and running is the first step toward increased profits for your business.Choosing a Domain NameThink of a domain name as your business address online. This short word, phrase or character string is the way that your customers will find your website. Your domain name should reflect the nature of your business or your…
  • Understanding How Innovation is Driven Primarily by Entrepreneurs

    Thomas Oppong
    29 Sep 2014 | 4:17 pm
    While there are many principles and concepts that entrepreneurs must use every day, such as marketing and consumer relations, the most important quality is to recognize where there is room to innovate.Successful entrepreneurs readily recognize this, which is why they tend to be the people who develop new technologies and produce the small steps that move forward to become known as marvels of tomorrow done today.The idea that entrepreneurs must innovate has existed a long time.Even people during the Colonial era of the Americas had the same drive to create things that never existed before.
  • The Benefits of Cloud Computing and BYOD Partnership

    Thomas Oppong
    29 Sep 2014 | 6:39 am
    Recent reports suggest that approximately 70% of mobile employees have adopted BYOD as a manner of working – but what is it and why is it beneficial?Defining BYODBYOD stands for ‘bring your own device’ and the concept behind it is simple. Employees are able to use their personal devices (laptops, mobiles, tablets) in the workplace and complete their daily tasks using them.This is usually done by tethering the device to the internal server but if a business is utilising cloud computing then benefits and possibilities for both employer and employee are dramatically increased.BYOD…
  • 27 of The Greatest (And Most Expensive) Startup Failures of All Time

    Thomas Oppong
    29 Sep 2014 | 6:24 am
    Startups are hard. No business is immune from failure. No company is too big to fail. Something can go horribly wrong and it will be the beginning of the fall. Startups fail but when an established company with a working business model fails, there could lots of explanations for it.The ability to figure out what’s broken in a business and make a serious commitment to fixing it is a character trait. Sometimes there are warning signs that can help you figure out what needs to change to get to the right track, but most businesses are too busy with the obvious that they forget to take a…
  • Ongoing Support For Computers In Your Office

    Thomas Oppong
    29 Sep 2014 | 4:16 am
    Ongoing support for office computers from a place like http://www.calnettech.com/ourservices OngoingSupport InsourceBenefits.php allow businesses to keep their computers running without hiring full-time staff. The benefits of these services help the business to run continually, and the business saves money at the same time. The benefits listed below allow businesses the freedom they need to work quickly.The SavingsThe savings that the business enjoys with these services can be invested back in the business in other ways. The business pays a small fee to the company for support, and the…
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    TechZulu

  • Are Smartwatches The New Fashion Statement?

    John Anderson
    29 Sep 2014 | 12:06 pm
    Photo courtesy of CNET via Pinterest Smartwatches. Galaxy Gear. iWatch. Name it, and it’s all over the headlines these days. In the tech world, the hype is on these wearable tech timepieces that function more than just telling the time. Think of having a condensed smartphone right on your wrist, having additional functions such as being able to provide weather information, messaging notifications, and other key functionalities that are unique to each brands. And these wearables are here to stay, as the International Data Corporation (IDC) reveals a study that 19.2 million wearables are…
  • Yekra | Embedding a Movie Theater on the Small Screen

    Alex Bae
    29 Sep 2014 | 10:27 am
    Digital distribution and ownership is commonplace for music, but for movies the digital process is still in its early stages of transition. Music’s exposure grew thanks to its accessibility online. Movies are making a similar transition, but it has not successfully been able to capture and gain visibility. Only a few online movie distributors exist on the markets now, but how are they supposed to help grow digital movie properties? Yekra Theater joins the few online distributors by providing a different business model. Netflix, Amazon, Hulu and other online distributors bring viewers to…
  • Shopping for a Change | Shopping for Fair Trade Goods

    Alex Bae
    23 Sep 2014 | 10:26 am
    The internet connects us to billions of products online. Online merchandise range from being silly to creative design to daily items. Fair trade is becoming more common, but many of the sites that offer those goods follow a for-profit business model and only a handful follow the non-profit road. Shopping for a Change (SFAC) is one of the few non-profit, fair trade businesses to change and help improve the lives of many in underdeveloped communities. Stacey Horowitz, Founder of SFAC, started the non-profit business from a trip to Peru in 2009. According to SFAC’s, “She witnessed the ugly…
  • E-Commerce as a Driving Force for Faster Shipping Service

    Alex Espenson
    22 Sep 2014 | 10:00 am
    Undoubtedly, e-commerce has been the biggest growth driver recently for shipping giants UPS and Fedex. Once shoppers experienced the ease of ordering online, the inevitable subsequent challenge was to put the products into their hands quickly enough to encourage continued use of e-commerce for making purchases. Because of this, the business analytics of retailers and shipping companies have had to incorporate the role of e-commerce within the world marketplace. The competition for consumers embracing e-commerce has led to retailers meeting the challenge of providing speedy delivery, relying…
  • Artificial Intelligence & The Singularity Conference

    Denise Walker
    19 Sep 2014 | 1:25 pm
    A Futurist Conference, AI & The Singularity will be held this Saturday, September 20, from 9:30am-5:00pm at Piedmont Veterans Hall, 401 Highland Avenue, in Piedmont, California. The event is co-produced by Peter Voss of AGI Innovation Inc., Anya Petrova of FuturismX and Hank Pellissier of Brighter Brains Institute. The conference will discuss, debate and imagine potential scenarios that could develop due to advances in Aritifical Intelligence. Expert speakers and panelists are researchers, philosophers, creative SF writers, and academics. Sponsors include, AGI Innovations Inc, founded in…
 
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    Experts Galaxy

  • Finally The Day is Here, Say Good Bye to Our Beloved Orkut :(

    Neeraj Rawat
    29 Sep 2014 | 10:30 pm
    Once upon a time Orkut was the biggest social networking site, at least in India and Brazil. Later on Facebook became the game player and till now no one could beat it. Google launched many other products like Google Buzz, Wave and finally a stable one known as Google+ but it closed Buzz & Wave as they could not stand in the crowd. Google+ is doing fine rather good in many terms and hence
  • Create A Free Coming Soon Page For Your Blog or Website

    Neeraj Rawat
    4 Sep 2014 | 3:40 am
    Buying domain name is not a difficult task but thinking of a nice domain is not an easy task as well. I remember, it took me around two months to think of "Experts Galaxy", can't say if it is a nice domain name or not but for me its everything and now a premium domain. After the domain purchase, the next step is to launch it using web development or by installing a CMS. I have around 50
  • Register A Domain Name With Google

    Neeraj Rawat
    8 Aug 2014 | 2:33 pm
    Google Domains is the latest product announcement from the company which is in beta at this point of time. I had registered many domains with Google via different registrars and recently transferred almost most of them to different registrars as I was facing issues in getting proper support. If you are a regular reader here then you might have read the post of transferring Experts Galaxy to
  • Change SearchStatus Firefox Location to Display on New Version

    Neeraj Rawat
    3 Aug 2014 | 2:22 am
    Firefox and other browser vendors are launching a new version every now and then with new changes in the working of the browser. Few days back, Firefox released a new version and they ended the option or functionality of the add-on bar in the browser, where one of  my favorite add-on SearchStatus was located. SearchStatus is a browser extension that helps in checking many things relevant to a
  • Important List of 2-Step Verification Enabled Services & Websites

    Neeraj Rawat
    22 Jul 2014 | 5:00 am
    Security is a major concern in the digital world and thanks to Google who has launched the feature of 2-Step verification after which many other companies launched the same or similar service. Most of the companies, atleast the giant ones are provinding the feature of 2-Step Verification so that the users can protect their account from unauthorized access. Though, all the companies are still not
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    Official Blog of Acebyte

  • Fix Corrupted or Tempered Task Image

    Ivy
    4 Sep 2014 | 4:38 am
    Getting Corrupted or Tempered Task Image prompts in a high frequency could be devastating, and the only way to get rid of this situation is by four simple workouts, described below. For an instance, let us suppose that Windows Backup is one miscalculated. Remove from Task Scheduler Remove from Windows Directory Remove from Windows Registry Recreate the Task Each of the above activities will be performed for you in steps below. Remove from Task Scheduler Go to Start menu Search and type taskschd.msc in the search box Hit Enter key to open Task Scheduler In the left most panel, navigate…
  • How to Fixing Error Code 2 for Background Services

    Ivy
    2 Sep 2014 | 3:34 am
    In an unfortunate circumstance, when the system fails to run these concerned services on logon, it resultantly does not comply with some of your commands. Following could be the grumbles you report in such a scenario. Unable to install applications on your system Unable to launch an application from your system Unable to catch sounds from your system Unable to run a security scan with your antivirus application Unable to transfer data through a local network If you are having some or all of the above said troubles, you might be a victim of Error Code 2. To diagnose your case of difficulty,…
  • Manually Remove Recycler/Autorun Virus from your PC

    Ivy
    27 Aug 2014 | 11:32 pm
    The solution is divided into a few simple phases. First, you have to stop the Recycler virus from being operational and then delete it through your Windows Registry. A detailed practice is stated below. Phase 1: Ending Processes The Recycler folder virus is recreated, whenever, deleted from the local drives. This is because of its supportive process running in the background. This process is called CTF Loader and needs to shut down for a proper treatment of virus. To end this process, go to Processes tab of Task Manager by right clicking the Taskbar. If due to some reason, your mouse is…
  • Two solutions to help you Fix Error 0×80240436 in Windows 8.1 App Store

    Ivy
    25 Aug 2014 | 11:29 pm
    “Your purchase can’t be completed. Something happened and your purchase can’t be completed. Error code: 0×80240436”how to solve this problem, go on reading this article. Solution 1: Verify your Microsoft Account For both the purposes of security and synchronization, Windows Store needs a verified identity of user to log in. If you have not verified your Microsoft Account, it could not be used as the login ID for Windows Store. Point your cursor in any of the right corners to bring up the Charms bar Click the Settings icon on Charms bar to view settings charm On the bottom…
  • Two Methods to Fix Unnecessary Low Memory Errors in Windows 8.1

    Ivy
    21 Aug 2014 | 3:02 am
    Perform the solution methods described in this article and fix you low-memory errors easily. Method 1: Run System Maintenance Troubleshooter System Maintenance troubleshooter can perform a full system scan and automatically perform the necessary maintenance tasks. Follow the steps below to run this troubleshooter successfully: Open the Search charms bar by pressing the Windows + F key and then type “Troubleshooting”. In the Settings category, locate and click on “Troubleshooting”. In the Troubleshooting console that opens, click on the view all option from the left pane and click…
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    TechFeb

  • Pou for PC (Windows 7/8/XP)

    Shivam Srivastava
    28 Sep 2014 | 11:24 pm
    Pets are a great way to keep yourself busy when doing nothing and everybody wants to have pets, however you will soon find it a cumbersome task to physically manage things out for your Pets. Well, in that case you must opt for having a virtual pet, such as on your phone or on PC. Yeah! It is possible using an app called ‘Pou’. Pou is a pet application which cannot be completely described as an app; after all it will let you play with it. Read more:   Download Cut The Rope for PC Pou confines an alien character as a pet, which at first sounds hell amazing as you are now an owner of a so…
  • Why Smartwatches Aren’t Going To Change Your Life (Yet)!

    Aditya Shenoy
    23 Sep 2014 | 12:06 am
    Smartwatches are the rage and every manufacturer has either entered or is gearing up for this race. After Samsung & Sony failed to tap this trend with their first generation products (that ran their own software renditions), Google created Android Wear — a unified smartwatch OS. The Samsung Gear Live and the LG G watch were the first Android Wear devices. The Moto 360, after months of teasing, has finally hit the shelves. Even the elitist Apple has unveiled the Apple Watch at the 9th September event. Smartwatches eliminate the need to get the phone out of your pocket or bag for…
  • Subway Surfers for PC (WIndows 7/8/XP)

    Shivam Srivastava
    21 Sep 2014 | 10:15 am
    Subway Surfers is an endless runner type game which is still a viral game, as you might also be having it if you owe any Smart device. The game is well built with stunning graphics and a long-long Gameplay that will virtually never end. In accordance to this the game automatically comes up with an update after sometimes, thus giving you a new look and so the newer objective. Read More:  Download Hill Climb Race For PC Subway Surfers sets on the railway tracks with three lanes, you will be running on one of those lanes. This run will never end as is the base concept of the game type. The game…
  • WeChat for PC Free Download (Windows 7/8/XP)

    Shivam Srivastava
    15 Sep 2014 | 11:34 pm
    WeChat is a messenger application that might resemble to ‘Line’. Although Wechat was developed much earlier than Line. It is one of the most popular messenger applications that you might know. The most popular apps include WhatsApp, Line, Hike, Viber, Kik and some other too. WhatsApp, being the most used and loved by the users. There are not any sort similarities that you might come across comparing wechat with its resident apps. WeChat is built on a very new and unique concept, although the IM concept was a decade old. However, there are other features that are distinct in this app…
  • Hike for PC (Windows 7/8/XP)

    Himanshu Shrivastava
    6 Sep 2014 | 12:57 am
    Hike is a messenger application available for Android and Windows Mobile. It is similar to what you might have been using since years i.e. whatsApp. The concept behind developing both the messenger apps is the same, which is to allow the users to socialize via instant messaging by using their data connectivity instead of airtime. This was a unique concept that was put across firstly by whatsApp, although there are now tons of similar apps and Hike is one such application. Must Read: Download Line for PC Hike works fluently and if you are searching for a whatsApp alternative, this app might…
 
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    Legal Office Guru

  • Reader Question: How to get footnote citations to show up in Table of Authorities

    Deborah Savadra
    24 Sep 2014 | 3:34 am
    A reader contacted me recently with a real puzzler: What to do when a citation in a footnote doesn't get picked up in the Table of Authorities. If you're having this problem, there's a solution. Click through for the details.
  • Easy-to-read file folder labels for trial exhibits using Mail Merge

    Deborah Savadra
    11 Sep 2014 | 3:00 am
    The last thing you need to be doing during a trial is frantically searching for the right exhibit. Laying your hands on the correct document becomes a whole lot easier when they're in file folders marked with clear, easy-to-read labels. Here's how to use Microsoft Word's Mail Merge feature to transform your exhibit list into a set of labels with the exhibit number in large spot-it-from-across-the-room print.
  • Formatting Autocorrect Entries

    Deborah Savadra
    28 Aug 2014 | 8:33 am
    If you've been working with legal briefs lately, you've probably typed "id." more times than you can count. Here, I show you a trick that one of your fellow readers told me about: having AutoCorrect turn "id." into its underlined form automagically. Click the link below or the title above to see the full illustrated tutorial.
  • How to recycle your [legal] briefs safely

    Deborah Savadra
    10 Jul 2014 | 7:30 am
    In my observation, if there's one thing you lawyers love, it's repeating yourselves. No, not when you speak; it's when you write. Y'all recycle so much old material from briefs and other documents, it puts Ed Begley, Jr. to shame. Some of the problems with all that cutting and pasting are pretty obvious: another client's name being left in (oops) or funky formatting that doesn't match the new document. But others aren't. What sort of evil stuff lurks in that text you just pasted over from your last magnum opus? And how's it going to undermine your next court filing? Click the link below to…
  • Keeping Word Commands at Your Fingertips

    Deborah Savadra
    8 May 2014 | 6:45 am
    Tired of searching for frequently-used Microsoft Word features? Sick of clicking multiple times through dialog boxes to set tabs, etc.? Here are three ways to put any Microsoft Word feature or command within easy, one-click reach.
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    Mono-live

  • Google's New Tech Will Enable Website Loading Offline Mode

    30 Sep 2014 | 1:21 am
    Search engine giant, “Google”, is currently working on different techniques and ideas which will allow the users to load the websites even when they are offline. This will come useful when the user... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Soft Robotics 'Toolkit' Has All That a Robot-Maker Wants

    30 Sep 2014 | 1:05 am
    The researchers from numerous Harvard University labs in partnership with Trinity College Dublin unveiled a new resource which will provide both the aspiring as well as experienced researchers with... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Innovations In Video Game Console Design

    30 Sep 2014 | 12:37 am
    The technology sector is dominated by major corporations that have billions of dollars to cover costs such as advertising, research and development. However, there are some success stories in the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Taking Images Of Building Structures

    30 Sep 2014 | 12:24 am
    Taking images of building structures will show a stress strain that has developed in the building over time. Many people do not realize what is happening behind the walls of the building, and they... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Cloudflare Attempts Lost SSL Key Risk with Keyless SSL

    29 Sep 2014 | 9:43 am
    With the increasing number of organizations worrying about and wanting the optimal security protection, San Francisco-based CloudFlare has announced new software which is specifically targeting this... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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    iTechWhiz | Science, Technology, Computers, Mobiles, Games, Cars

  • Samsung Note 4 Phone Release Date, Specs and Price Review

    5 Sep 2014 | 4:09 am
    View new Samsung Note 4 Release Date in US, phone specs and price review. As summer follows spring, so will Samsung Note 4 follow the legacy of Note 3, Note 2 and Note as the Galaxy Note series... Please visit www.iTechWhiz.com for more details and a lot more.
  • New Blackberry 10.3 OS, Phones Release Date and Specs 2014

    9 Aug 2014 | 1:43 pm
    Learn Blackberry 10.3 OS update release dates and new Blackberry 10.3 phones coming out in 2014. Research in Motion (RIM), the manufacturer of once famous Blackberry smartphones is still struggling... Please visit www.iTechWhiz.com for more details and a lot more.
  • Ufone 3G Internet Packages Price Rates in Pakistan

    9 Aug 2014 | 11:44 am
    What is the benefit of having a big number of mobile carriers in your country? They fight for your signature on the dotted line, or for you having their SIM card in the case of prepaid plans.... Please visit www.iTechWhiz.com for more details and a lot more.
  • Mobilink 3G Service Comparison in Pakistan with Zong, Telenor

    17 Jul 2014 | 9:22 am
    As in most developing countries, in Pakistan, we see an expansion of mobile data networks. The old, and truly dated, 2G bands are slowly being replaced by newer, but still not quite as new, 3G bands.... Please visit www.iTechWhiz.com for more details and a lot more.
  • Oculus Rift VR Release Date and Price 2015

    16 Jul 2014 | 5:49 am
    Learn all about Oculus Rift Release Date, Price, Games, Reviews and News. Just incase you haven't heard yet, Oculus Rift is a virtual reality headset coming out in the market very soon. Oculus... Please visit www.iTechWhiz.com for more details and a lot more.
 
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    Innovation Point of View

  • Location, Location, Location: Catching Consumers Where It Matters Most

    Brittany Calvert
    24 Sep 2014 | 11:26 am
    You know how it always happens that as soon as you learn a new word, you hear it everywhere? I mean everywhere until the point where you think to yourself, “how have I gone so long without knowing what this meant?” Lately, that’s how I’ve been feeling with a topic instead of a word. That topic is geolocation, and once I started to look into it, I’ve realized it’s EVERYWHERE – and with good reason! Today, most of us carry around personal tracking devices. No, I’m not talking about Minority Report: I’m talking about our smart phones. And while it may be scary to think about,…
  • Researching by Design: How does Research Fit into Design-Thinking Innovation?

    N. Munsey
    17 Sep 2014 | 10:52 am
    Earlier this spring, Newell Rubbermaid announced the opening of a new state-of-the-art Design Center in Michigan, joining an “exclusive club of design-driven companies that recognize design and innovation as a competitive advantage”. Design thinking and design-led innovation philosophies and methods have been gaining significant traction over the last few years , propelled by the likes of IDEO and the opening of the d.school at Stanford. However, nothing says this has gone from the fringes to the mainstream like a manufacturer of curtain rods, trash cans, pens, food storage containers and…
  • You could have been an Innovation Hero!

    Ipsos
    10 Sep 2014 | 9:26 am
    You almost got to market with that new product you wanted to launch.  It was really clever.  The design wasn’t radical but it was unique enough to gain market share, or so you thought.  After being in the industry for years you had seen more than your fair share of new concepts. These came from competitors or even competing groups and you watched them come and go. Some were ingenious and you admired them for their design. Some were real stinkers. You felt confident that your new idea was a hit and would create the buzz needed to launch. You were really excited about this one. After the…
  • Surfing the Mobile Wave to Deepen Insights – Part 2

    Maureen Evans
    3 Sep 2014 | 9:44 am
    Today’s blog continues with the conclusion of Bogdan Dragomir’s Ipsos Ideas article on using Geolocation to deepen insights. Picking up where we left off – Ipsos has mastered the power of Geolocation to understand the increasingly mobile consumer in five ways. 1.  Understanding consumer habits on the go. One of our clients sought to understand how people pay for goods and services when traveling, and why they choose the payment methods they do. Specifically, they wanted to understand the effect of time and location on the choice of payment. Ipsos respondents were invited to share…
  • What do Market Research professionals need the most? TIME!

    Ipsos
    27 Aug 2014 | 8:54 am
    If you have been in the market research industry for more than 10 years, then congratulations, you are a survivor. Like all industries our organizations are putting more and more demands on their central market research departments, and often times these demands come with budget cuts. Yes, you are expected to do more with less. Suck it up. With the advent of mobile phones there are many purveyors of platforms that say you can do more with less by accessing that large mobile phone user base. The smartphone user is purported to be the new golden egg of respondents and could possibly counteract…
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  • Audio Signal Chain ICs in Mobile Devices 2014: Audio Processors, CODECS, Amplifiers and Microphones

    25 Sep 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Mobile devices continue to be a prime area of growth for audio ICs. Even sections of the market which are starting to hit their peak annual shipments, for example, high-end smartphones, continue to develop with new applications such as “always on” voice control requiring new functionality and driving developments in mobile device audio implementation. There are also sections of the market, such as low-end smartphones, tablets, smart watches and mobile speakers, which will offer significant growth opportunities for IC vendors as device shipment volumes grow and audio requirements increase.
  • mHealth Wellness Wearable Devices 2014 - Product And Technology Database

    25 Sep 2014 | 9:00 pm
    This is the sister product to the study on mHealth Wellness Wearable Devices and the associated mHealth Wellness Wearable Devices Product and Technology Database. Each of the three products can be used separately but do complement each other.
  • mHealth Wellness Wearable Devices 2014 - Study

    25 Sep 2014 | 9:00 pm
    The wearable devices market is emerging as one of the first segments of the Internet of Things (IoT) to see widespread adoption and consumer acceptance. Wearable devices are not new to the wellness market; heart rate monitors and sports watches have been around for many years. However, what is changing is the breadth of wearable devices that are emerging and the increasing amount of technology being used. Activity monitors, smart sports watches, heart rate monitors, and smart clothing are all becoming significant markets for technology vendors and the list of device types continues to grow.
  • mHealth Wellness Wearable Devices 2014 - Forecast Database

    25 Sep 2014 | 9:00 pm
    This is the sister product to the study on mHealth Wellness Wearable Devices and is best used in combination with this study. An mHealth Wellness Wearable Devices Product and Technology Database also exists that complements the research.
  • Audio Signal Processor ICs & IP In Mobile Devices 2014 - Opportunities For IC and IP Vendors

    25 Sep 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Mobile devices continue to be a prime area of growth for audio processors. Even sections of the market which are starting to hit their peak annual shipments, for example, high-end smartphones, continue to develop with new applications such as “always on” voice control requiring new functionality and driving developments in mobile device audio implementation. There are also sections of the market, such as low-end smartphones, tablets, smart watches and mobile speakers, which will offer significant growth opportunities for both IC and IP vendors as device shipment volumes grow and audio…
 
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  • Globe: Free Facebook is back… starting next week.

    Bryan
    29 Sep 2014 | 7:18 pm
    Globe is bringing back free Facebook service to their subscribers starting next week. After MVP announced that Smart is giving away free internet (albeit 30Mb limit) to its prepaid subscribers last week, Globe issued a statement in response. The statement was published in full by Yahoo (here’s the link). Retaliatory messages aside, the Globe is right about one thing: that more people on the internet is good for the Philippines and our ecosystem. Anyway, besides the image posted on Globe’s FB page (with the message “FREE Facebook with no strings attached is…
  • Lenovo Gives Gamers Enduring Power to Reap More Fun

    Bryan
    26 Sep 2014 | 12:04 am
    MANILA, Philippines – September 25, 2014: Lenovo  is holding a Blizzard promotion in an effort to serve the needs of the growing Philippine gaming community.  With this promotion, customers who purchase the Lenovo Y410p, Lenovo Y500, or Lenovo Y510p gaming laptops from today until September 30, 2014 will receive free Diablo and Tyrael Vinyl figures. Lenovo Y410p With a good balance of performance and portability, the 14-inch Lenovo Y410p delivers a powerful high definition entertainment and multimedia experience. It comes with Intel Core i7-4700MQ processor technology, Nvidia GeForce…
  • Seagate Ships 10 Millionth Solid-State Hybrid Drive

    Bryan
    25 Sep 2014 | 11:57 pm
    Seagate Technology recently announced that it has shipped its 10 millionth solid-state hybrid hard drive (SSHD). Seagate pioneered the world’s first SSHD and has experienced rising demand over the last two years for these solutions that offer the speed of SSDs combined with the industry’s highest storage capacities. SSHDs typically deliver three to four times the performance of traditional hard drives in typical PC workloads, which have been a key factor driving adoption with the leading PC vendors, worldwide. Combining its expertise in flash and hard disk drive technologies, Seagate’s…
  • Samsung and HTC take their turns at #bendgate

    Bryan
    25 Sep 2014 | 7:57 pm
    Yesterday, I posted about LG’s and KitKat’s reaction to the bending iPhone 6 Plus. As expected, here come Samsung and HTC taking their turn poking fun at Apple’s #bendgate. Samsung posted this on Twitter, showing the Galaxy Note Edge’s 5.6 inch display that curves at one side of the edge.   And followed it up with an ad showing a bent iPhone 6 Plus bowing down to the Galaxy Note 3 phablet. And finally, we have HTC with this clever tweet. Designed to withstand the most demanding environments. Like your pockets.#HTCOneM8 — HTC USA (@HTCUSA) September 24, 2014…
  • Smart offers free internet to Prepaid subscribers! Free internet!

    Bryan
    25 Sep 2014 | 12:10 pm
    In today’s surprising news, MVP (Manny V. Pangilinan) has just announced that Smart is now offering free internet to Smart, Sun and TNT prepaid subscribers. To avail of the promo, text FREE and send to 9999. Take note that this is just for prepaid subscribers. Postpaid is said to have their own promo soon. The offer is available to active prepaid subscribers who have at least P1 load.  The promo will run starting today and will end on November 30, 2014. You have to register daily, as that is only good for a day. There are caveats though. For starters, you have free all-day internet…
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  • TVersity Media Server – New major version released

    Thomas
    21 Sep 2014 | 9:53 am
    A couple of years ago I posted a review here on my blog about TVersity Media Server being able to stream videos to your PS3. This summer TVersity released a new major version 3.0 with a brand new user interface. The other day version 3.3 was released and I thought it was time to check it out again and share my experiences here. Getting started with TVersity Media Server Installing TVersity Media Server is very simple and the download is only 46 MB. You don’t need to be an expert in video codecs or firewalls and you will not get a lot of Search bars and other junk when you install this…
  • How to change IE Spelling language in Windows 8

    Thomas
    31 Aug 2014 | 12:35 pm
    When I first switched from Windows 7 to Windows 8. One of the first things I noticed was that even I was running Internet Explorer 11 on both operating systems, spelling control was not working the same way in IE 11 on Windows 8/Windows 8.1. In Windows 7 I was used to right click on a misspelled word and chance the language in case I was writing in another language in my default. In Windows 8 that is not the possible. My default language is Danish, but I often write in English as well. It toke me quite some time to figure out how I could get it to work in Windows 8, because I think it is a…
  • Get free Online IT training with Microsoft Academy

    Thomas
    27 Jul 2014 | 1:38 pm
    If you want to get wise about Windows operating systems or other products from Microsoft, you can actually do that from your home computer with Microsoft Virtual Academy (MVA). Microsoft Virtual Academy is a website that provides you with free online IT training & learning of Windows and other product from Microsoft. Most of the training are with videos and PowerPoint presentations and followed up with 5 short questions at the end of each session to make sure you understood everything. Who is eligible to participate in MVA? Anybody interested in growing their career can be a part of…
  • My Google Analytics Traffic Report for Q2 – 2014

    Thomas
    18 Jul 2014 | 2:54 am
    Another quarter has gone and it is time for another Google Analytics traffic report for this blog. I am a bit late this time because I have been busy with other thinks lately, but here we go. (This report is based on Google Analytics data from 1 April  –  30 June) Traffic Types: Search Engines: 44.88% Direct traffic: 25.68% Social traffic: 15.76% Referring Sites: 11.65% Email and Other traffic:  2.46% My traffic types for Q2 is almost the same as for Q1. Not much have changed. However, June has shown small improvements in incoming traffic from Google Search Engines (Only Organic…
  • Review of Iperius Backup software

    Thomas
    6 Jul 2014 | 1:29 pm
    Backing up our data is something all people should do and for that job you will need a good reliable software solution. I have been testing Iperius Backup software for the last couple of days and here is my review. Their solution is available in many different editions based on your needs. You can download your own copy of this software using the link in the bottom of this post, but please read this review first.      Top features of Iperius Backup software Incremental backup and synchronization Drive Image and full system recovery Backup to NAS, USB drives, FTP, Cloud Open…
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  • How to Fix no Audio Issues with FaceTime Video on iPhone 6

    Setu
    21 Sep 2014 | 9:16 am
    If you are making a FaceTime call on your brand new iPhone 6, and the other party is not able to hear you properly, it is quite likely that you have not taken the plastic wrap off the phone. The noise cancellation microphone between the camera and the flash is covered with the plastic wrap on a new iPhone 6. This causes the iPhone’s noise canceling algorithm to malfunction when you make a FaceTime call (or any call with the speakerphone on). In order to fix this issue, just take the plastic wrap off, or, if you don’t want to take it off until you get a case (totally understandable), use a…
  • Contract Free iPhone 6 is Factory Unlocked

    Setu
    21 Sep 2014 | 8:56 am
    This year, Apple is selling a contract free iPhone 6 from day 1 of its launch in the US. This contract free iPhone comes bundled with a T mobile sim card which is creating a lot of confusion about whether the phone will be locked to the T mobile network. Apple support executives are further adding to the confusion by saying that only T mobile customer care can confirm this. And T mobile reps say that one has to get unlock codes from them to unlock the any phone on their network, however, they are not 100% sure about the iPhone 6. I bought a contract free T mobile iPhone 6 on launch day and…
  • This is the Apple Watch

    Setu
    9 Sep 2014 | 7:25 pm
    In addition to launching the iPhone 6, Apple also introduced its brand new product line – the Apple Watch. The Apple watch is a wearable device which comes in 2 sizes – 38mm and 42mm. The crown, or as apple calls it – digital crown, is the new way of interacting with the watch without blocking the screen. The watch also offers a touch screen – so don’t worry, you are covered there. The touch screen is an advanced capacitive & resistive screen which can differentiate between a tap and a press. So you can use different modes for different actions. In addition to…
  • Apple Launches the iPhone 6

    Setu
    9 Sep 2014 | 6:13 pm
    Apple launched the next generation of iPhone(s) today at their press event in Cupertino. The event was held at the Flint Center where Steve Jobs revealed the Macintosh 30 years back. There were two new iPhones reveled – The iPhone 6 with a 4.7 inch display and the iPhone 6 plus with a 5.5 inch display. Both the phones feature: 64 bit A8 chip with M8 motion coprocessor 8 megapixel iSight camera with f/2.2 aperture with an advanced auto focussing system called Focus Pixels up to 60 fps 1080p video recording 240 fps slow motion video recording Advanced cinematic video stabilization Apple…
  • How to set the Home and Work Location in Google Now Accurately.

    Swaroop
    21 Jul 2014 | 12:24 pm
    Google Maps allows us to select a Home and Work location for quick use to determine Directions and for use in Google Now too . Here’s how to set the location. Open Google Maps on your Android or iOS device Click on the “Person” icon on the top right You’ll be displayed a screen to enter/edit the Home and Work address Long press the Home/Work fields to open the edit page and type in the building name or the complete address. Select the suggestion provided by Google and Voila! you have selected a Home address.. Sometimes when you’re living in an apartment complex it wouldn’t let you…
 
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  • The New Pinterest Analytics Is More Robust than Twitter’s

    Denae Olberding
    17 Sep 2014 | 1:23 pm
    Pinterest is sometimes viewed as the latecomer on the social media scene. By all rights the platform’s visual focus should have made it an overnight success story, but it often takes a back seat to Facebook, Twitter, and even smaller platforms like Tumblr. But Pinterest has proven itself a top performer for businesses that take the time to learn to use it well. Now Pinterest is making its network even more valuable to businesses, with the unveiling last week of an expanded and upgraded analytics feature. Like the similar unveil from Twitter two weeks ago, the move is clearly meant to…
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    16 Sep 2014 | 2:05 am
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  • 5-Star Rating Yanked by Yelp? Court Says It’s OK

    Dave Paul
    15 Sep 2014 | 12:12 pm
    How much would you pay for a 5-star rating on Yelp? How about to make those bad reviews go away? So far, Yelp hasn’t officially offered anything of the sort—but a court decision earlier this month says they can if they want to. Yelp was taken to court in California on allegations that it was “extorting” business owners by pressuring them to pay for good ratings. Yelp denies the allegation, but apparently it needn’t worry: the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals says that fixing ratings is fair play. That surprises many business owners. Yelp has become perhaps the biggest destination…
  • Google’s HTTPS Incentive Is Little Incentive At All

    Dave Paul
    5 Sep 2014 | 8:01 am
    Want to get more traffic for your website? How about investing in costly web encryption that you don’t actually need? That’s the proposition that Google put forward last month, when it announced an incentive for site owners to switch to HTTPS (hypertext transfer protocol secure). For the record, HTTPS is the more-secure form of the familiar HTTP, the protocol that transfers data over the web. Right now the majority of websites don’t use HTTPS because they don’t need it, but Google says it’s now using HTTPS as a signal in search ranking algorithms. In other words, make the switch and…
  • Google Authorship Comes to a Crashing Halt

    Dave Paul
    29 Aug 2014 | 12:54 pm
    Yesterday Google announced the end of its great Google Authorship experiment as it relates to search results. Author snippets won’t be shown on SERPs and authorship markup will not weigh in search ranking, effective immediately. Authorship has had a mixed history. While Google was interested in the idea as far back as 2007, it was only with the launch of Google+ that it gained any traction. Suddenly, authors could link all their work back to a single Plus profile and get credit across the web. But the victory was short-lived: by 2013 Google reduced how many author snippets it showed per…
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  • The EU Says Apple May Have Avoided Billions In Taxes Over 10 Years

    Jim Edwards
    30 Sep 2014 | 1:55 am
    The European Commission has decided that Apple's tax deal in Ireland — which has allegedly saved the company billions of dollars over years — may be improper and constitute illegal state aid, according to Sky News. Apple told Business Insider it had done nothing wrong: Apple is proud of its long history in Ireland and the 4,000 people we employ in Cork. They serve our customers through manufacturing, tech support and other important functions. Our success in Europe and around the world is the result of hard work and innovation by our employees, not any special arrangements with the…
  • Peter Thiel Says Europe Is 'A Slacker With Low Expectations'

    Mike Bird
    30 Sep 2014 | 1:28 am
    PayPal founder, hedge fund manager and venture capitalist Peter Thiel isn't much of a fan of Europe, according to a video interview with the Financial Times.  "I think people in Europe are generally pessimistic about the future. They have low expectations, they're not working hard to change things. When you're a slacker with a pessimistic view of the future, you're likely to meet those expectations." Ouch. Thiel did have some recommendations for the continent, at least:  "You don't want to be a pale imitation of Silicon Valley," he added, suggesting that London was more likely to…
  • The iPhone 6 Is Clear To Go On Sale In China (AAPL)

    Sam Colt
    29 Sep 2014 | 7:40 pm
    Chinese regulators have approved the iPhone 6 for sale there, Reuters reports The announcement came through China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology's website. It's unclear when Apple will start selling the iPhone 6 in China, but it now has final regulatory approval. Although the iPhone 6 has rolled out countries around the world  including nearby Hong Kong and Japan  little was known about when the iPhone would reach Apple Stores in mainland China. Recent rumors suggested the iPhone 6 wouldn't be available until 2015.  China is a very important market for…
  • Mark Hurd Explains Why Oracle Needs Two CEOs (ORCL)

    Julie Bort
    29 Sep 2014 | 6:05 pm
    The tech world is still stunned that after 37 years, Larry Ellison is no longer CEO of the company he founded, Oracle, even though his change in job title is largely symbolic. His top two executives, formerly known as presidents, are now co-CEOs, while Ellison has become executive chairman and CTO. The trio has insisted that this change in titles will pretty much not affect anything. All of them will keep doing the jobs they were already doing. Co-CEO Safra Catz even said point blank, "There will actually be no changes, no significant changes." But at a press conference on Monday during…
  • A Company That Helps You Find The Perfect Credit Card Is Now Worth $1 Billion

    Eugene Kim
    29 Sep 2014 | 5:35 pm
    Credit Karma, a credit-tracking personal finance site, raised $75 million on Monday in a new round of funding that values the company at more than $1 billion, The Wall Street Journal reported. The new funding, coming just six months after its $85 million Series C, was led by Google Capital, Tiger Global Management, and Susquehanna Growth Equity. The 7-year-old company now has raised over $193 million. Credit Karma calls itself the “Expedia for financial services products.” Its users get free credit reports, and based on that score, receive financial product offers, like credit cards or…
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  • MyProcurement: All government tenders in one Excel file

    Keith Rozario
    16 Sep 2014 | 7:54 am
    Happy birthday Malaysia!! Just how awesome is our country, that we celebrate an Independence Day AND a Malaysia Day, not to mention 2 New years day, (or 3 if you count Awal Muharram). So on that note, I decided to use my IT skills for the good of the country. To be honest, my IT skills have never been up to par, my day job is more managing/planning/documenting than actual execution of ‘real’ IT work. But it was good for me to dust of the ol’ programming fingers and learn Python to grab some publicly available information and make it more accessible to the less IT centric…
  • Is Malaysia’s Broadband slow–no it isn’t.

    Keith Rozario
    14 Sep 2014 | 8:31 am
    Recently KiniBiz did a piece on Malaysian broadband speeds, and once again the hoopla about how Malaysian broadband speeds are slow arose. Kinibiz quoted an article from Asean DNA which stated that the average broadband speed in Malaysia was just 5.5 Mbps, while Thailand, Vietnam and Singapore had speeds that were double that (or more!) The report however was inaccurate, and I think there’s a need to address the hoopla, because this happens often. There was a report couple months back that said Cambodia had faster speeds than Malaysia, and I wrote a post addressing that. This time I…
  • A Techie’s view on the Law

    Keith Rozario
    8 Sep 2014 | 7:30 am
    Are some laws worth following–in other words, are some Laws so idiotic that they should be ignored completely? That sounds anathema, because we have a romanticized definition of the law, we define the Law as a broad general agreement a society undertakes, and the law keeps society from tearing itself apart. In other words, the law is so sacred because without it–we descend into anarchy, so ignoring the law is akin to promoting anarchy. But I’m not speaking of “The Law”, I’m speaking of “A law”, specifically an Act of Parliament. “The…
  • Nearlyfreespeech the hosting provider that takes security seriously

    Keith Rozario
    31 Aug 2014 | 7:12 am
    You all know how much I love nearlyfreespeech, it’s one of the best hosting providers out there. Here’s one more reason, recently they alerted me to a suspicious number of login attempts to my wordpress site, which usually means someone was trying to hack it. If you remember the post I did about the RHB bank scam, it’s quite common for hackers to inject pages onto a wordpress site to help them carry out banking scams. This was probably something similar. Fortunately, the guys over at nearlyfreespeech were not just kind enough to log the attempts and alert me, but even…
  • Why the ban on Uber means more than just Taxis

    Keith Rozario
    30 Aug 2014 | 5:58 am
    Uber, a company that connect passengers with drivers of vehicles for hire and ridesharing services–is now banned in Malaysia. The Uber service was viewed as a god-send by citizens of KL simply because the existing taxi service in the city–is Shit! So why did the Government choose to ban a service, that was improving public transport in KL? For the small matter that it violated a couple of laws–no big deal really. Laws are made to be broken aren’t they? There’s no need to go into the details of whether Uber is legal or illegal, that’s an irrelevant point.
 
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  • New CodeMeter Embedded Driver 1.7, designed specifically for embedded systems protection

    2 Sep 2014 | 5:30 am
    Wibu-Systems, a leading provider of know-how protection and industrial security against counterfeiting and tampering, has released the new CodeMeter Embedded Driver 1.7 for protecting embedded systems, programmable logic controllers (PLC) and industrial PCs. As know-how is nestled more and more within device software, manufacturers can protect their IP with CodeMeter®, a comprehensive solution against reverse-engineering that licenses and signs the program code, thus securing their competitive advantage.The previous version, CodeMeter Compact Driver 1.6, has been fully overhauled, and the…
  • BadUSB Uncovered

    7 Aug 2014 | 7:40 am
    The recent demonstration at Black Hat 2014 of BadUSB, a security vulnerability that surfaces when using the USB interface, is a hot topic in the international press. But the topic that the international press hasn’t covered is what is really behind a BadUSB attack and how does it work?Every USB flash drive consists of a controller chip and at least one memory module. The controller is in charge of the communication with the computer via the USB interface and manages the memory module. In principle, a USB flash drive can be thought of as a microcomputer that, upon being plugged in, boots its…
  • NEO2014 – spotlight on Industry 4.0: Wibu-Systems, one of the five finalists

    4 Aug 2014 | 5:01 am
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  • Industry 4.0, Security and Product Protection: the hot topics by which Wibu-Systems wowed the international Manufacturers

    7 Jul 2014 | 4:07 am
    Cyber-attacks, industrial espionage, and product piracy are rapidly growing; such problems are global and threaten both society and international manufacturers of all industries. German companies in particular develop valuable know-how with a competitive edge. The offensive affects know-how in machinery, medical devices, and intelligent systems, aka Cyber Physical Systems, alike. Wibu-Systems, one of the world's leading security providers, offers products and technologies for protecting the intellectual property against product counterfeiting and tampering.Oliver Winzenried, CEO of…
  • Wibu-Systems and Wincor Nixdorf join forces to increase security

    4 Jun 2014 | 5:36 am
    Wibu-Systems and Wincor Nixdorf expand their long-term collaboration and offer their respective expertise in the area of Digital Rights Management, IT services, and Service Desk solutions to the market. In times of industrial espionage, eavesdropping scandals, cyber-attacks and mysterious backdoors in routers and firewalls, endpoint encryption is crucial to protect business. Since 2009, Wincor Nixdorf uses CrypTA (Cryptographic Technician Authentication) to ensure authorized access to test and diagnostic functions. This solution provides individual rights required in the working environment…
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  • New leaked image of Oppo N3 shows a brilliant sleek design

    Mushfiqur
    29 Sep 2014 | 6:17 am
    New leaked image of Oppo N3 shows a brilliant sleek design via - For all the smartphones which gets released, we always tend to have the leaked photos or press photos beforehand. One thing that is noticeable is that most of them have a consistency which means the design of the phone will likely match with the other leaked photos later on. The case for OPPO N3 is however different. Till now we have 4 different leaked photos or should I say, renders of the upcoming OPPO  N3. One thing is for sure that the device will be having a camera that swivels, the same that we saw in OPPO N1. Till now,…
  • Blackberry Passport: First Impressions

    Muzakkir Hossain
    27 Sep 2014 | 8:54 am
    Blackberry Passport: First Impressions via - Last summer, at their yearly earnings call, Blackberry announced their most radical phone yet. Blackberry finally released the Passport on Wednesday and it is retailing in five markets worldwide. The name Passport comes from the fact that the phone is in fact shaped like a passport, all wide and tall. One of the phone’s notable features is its incredible 4.5” square screen which boasts a resolution of 1440×1440 pixels giving a pixel density of about 453 ppi. In comparison, the HTC One M8 only has a ppi of 441 and the iPhone 6 Pus with a…
  • Galaxy Note 4 Available For Pre-Order NOW In Bangladesh!

    Alavi Wahid
    25 Sep 2014 | 9:57 pm
    Galaxy Note 4 Available For Pre-Order NOW In Bangladesh! via - The Galaxy Note 4 is by far Samsung’s biggest announcement this year and now you can pre-book it in Bangladesh! Samsung has a lot riding on the Note 4 given the increased competition coming from Chinese manufacturers as well as Apple’s latest entry into the phablet market with the 5.5 inch iPhone 6 Plus, not to mention the fact that its stocks and profits are going down. The Galaxy Note 4 pre-booking is available for everyone but there are some special perks for those under Grameenphone’s banners. Airtel and Robi customers…
  • Nanocoating – The DryWired Tech way

    Mushfiqur
    25 Sep 2014 | 1:51 pm
    Nanocoating – The DryWired Tech way via - A Primer on DryWired Technology Over the last several years, nanocoating technology has shown promise to solve a number of problems that many people and businesses face. From waterproofing your electronic devices to making your clothing less absorbent, nanocoating has many useful functions that can lead to cost savings, reduced wear, and improved personal comfort. DryWired technology is one type of nanocoating that shows particular promise to tackle a wide range issues you may encounter in your personal or professional life. How the Technology…
  • Oppo Find 7: Hands on review

    Alavi Wahid
    24 Sep 2014 | 11:17 am
    Oppo Find 7: Hands on review via - The Android market is saturated with devices for every budget but very high quality or premium devices are a rare breed, with only a handful rightly able to make that claim. Oppo wants to be among those select few and show the rest of the world what they are made of and their flagship Find 7 is their best weapon for the task. Design The Find 7’s design upon first glance is not anything that would make you swoon but the real beauty of the device comes through when you look closer. The handset was clearly made with excellent craftsmanship. The metal alloy…
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  • Addressing the Shellshock bug at Nexcess

    Geoffrey
    26 Sep 2014 | 1:36 pm
    All of our managed servers were patched for CVE-2014-6271 (the “shellshock” bug affecting the Bash shell used on most Linux- and Unix-based systems) on the September 24, 2014. As that was later found to be incomplete (resulting in bug CVE-2014-7169, or “Aftershock”), a second patch was applied today (September 26, 2014). If you’d like to […]
  • Protect Your WordPress Sites With Two-Factor Authentication

    Corey
    24 Sep 2014 | 11:00 am
    The Heartbleed bug was one of the worst online security vulnerabilities in recent memory, allowing an attacker to read chunks of a server’s memory that might contain private keys, authentication credentials, and other sensitive data. In the wake of Heartbleed, it’s a good time for WordPress site owners to audit their security procedures and implement […]
  • Roundup of August and September’s Best ExpressionEngine, WordPress, and Magento Content

    Corey
    22 Sep 2014 | 10:52 am
    Knowing it’s hard to keep up with all the great content around the web, each month we gather up the best Magento, ExpressionEngine, and WordPress articles for your convenience. If you’re new here, these posts feature a mix of news (i.e. the release of WordPress 4.0 “Benny”), helpful articles, and just generally interesting industry happenings. Looking ahead, this month we will be attending Meet […]
  • Using Nofollow Tags Correctly On WordPress

    Corey
    17 Sep 2014 | 11:00 am
    Nofollow tags are frequently misunderstood. In this article we look at nofollow tags, their rationale, and how to nofollow (or “dofollow”) links on WordPress. Google’s success as a search engine was largely based on its founders’ development of an algorithm that used incoming links as a signal of a page’s quality. The idea is that […]
  • WordPress Users Should Ensure Theme-Bundled Slider Revolution Plugins Are Up-To-Date

    Corey
    10 Sep 2014 | 10:44 am
    Most WordPress users knows that WordPress plugins should be updated. Updates frequently include patches that fix security vulnerabilities. Part of every WordPress user’s routine should include regular plugin and core updates. But there’s another source of potential vulnerability that WordPress users may not be aware of: many themes include bundled plugins and those plugins are […]
 
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    Hardware BBQ

  • Upcoming Nvidia GTX 980 Ti /Titan X specifications leaked conveniently

    The Sorcerer
    29 Sep 2014 | 8:58 pm
    It looks like AMD Radeon seems to be having a tough time, unless R9 390X pays off. Not only Nvidia introduced GTX 980 and GTX 970, but also, it seems that Nvidia may hit the iron while its still hot. According to reports, Nvidia is all set to release “GTX 980 Ti” or “Titan X” which is assumed to use GM200 GPU core. According to the leaks, it is also claimed that Nvidia would be coughing out GeForce GTX 990 graphic cards which would be based on 2x GM204 cores. This card, if true, will be released for Christmas. It is also being reported that the customer sample versions…
  • One does not simply fight Sauron in Mordor…without paying $25

    The Sorcerer
    29 Sep 2014 | 5:55 pm
    Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor will be releasing today for PC, PS4, XBox One, PS3 and XBox 360. Its a game developed by Monolith Productions and its set at the time after ‘The Hobbit’. You play a character called Talion. According to the press release, the character is a ranger who lost his family, only to be returned from death by a mysterious spirit of vengeance. Apart from the ‘back with the vengeance’ cliche, there is a part where you can fight with Sauron. Unfortunately, to fight him in Mordor, you need to pay up! The season pass grants you extra story missions,…
  • Is Gigabyte India MB division trying to discourage users from buying online?

    The Sorcerer
    28 Sep 2014 | 11:06 pm
    We had seen cases where electronic and notebook manufacturers have made attempts to discourage users from buying online. Few companies used sentences from ‘They might be genuine’ to even more serious ‘We may not be able to honour warranty’ in a public domain, including via social network or press release.  So far, they were limited to cameras and notebooks, but it seems that Gigabyte motherboard sales in India may follow the same spin. On September 21st, Gigabyte India recommended that the user should buy from a retail store (or retail store’s website) rather…
  • Bethesda reveals ‘The Evil Within’ PC system requirements

    The Sorcerer
    25 Sep 2014 | 6:33 pm
    Bethesda Softworks finally revealed the specifications requirements for its upcoming game ‘The Evil Within’. Although (and strangely) Bethesda didn’t guarantee optimal performance, nor they’ve exactly posted either “minimum” or “recommended” word before specification, they’ve given a ‘basic’ idea of what kind of system you need to have to run the game: 64-bit Windows 7/Windows 8 i7 with four plus cores 4 GBs RAM 50 GB of hard drive space* GeForce GTX 670 or equivalent with 4GBs of VRAM High Speed Internet Connection Steam…
  • Mechanical HDD failure rate on the rise, according to BackBlaze

    The Sorcerer
    25 Sep 2014 | 6:05 pm
    Backblaze started its reports stating that they now have 34,881 mechanical hard drives and stored over 100 petabytes of data. Earlier, they posted the HDD reliability report in January. Now, they have released a new report saying that most of their HDDs are continuing to perform well. However, by their experience they’ve found that Seagate 3TB drives’ failure rates have increased from 9% to 15%. WD’s 3TB HDDs also faces failure rate increasing from 4% to 7%, but still a lot less all things considered. All of the Hitachi drives, followed by Seagate 1.5TB and 4TB drives,…
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  • Sabado by The Eraserheads

    Julius Rocas
    29 Sep 2014 | 11:55 pm
    Sabado by The Eraserheads Buti na lang, Sabado bukas Pwede tayo lumabas Humanap ng gagawin Di na kailangang isipin Buti na lang, Sabado bukas At pwede na tayo magwala Kung magsisi sa huli Kesa naman walang nangyari Buti na lang, Sabado bukas Pwede tayo magpuyat Sulitin nahanggang Linggo Kahit saan, wag lamang dito At pagpanaw ng araw At paglalim ng dilim Ang oras ay lumipas Di na natin maibabalik Itapon ang kahapon Yakapin ang darating At kung kailangan mo ako Lagi naman ako nandito Buti na lang, Sabado bukas Buti na lang, Sabado bukas Hanapin man nila tayo Sabihin na lang wala tayo dito
  • BlackBerry Passport officially unveiled

    Julius Rocas
    26 Sep 2014 | 5:43 am
    Seems that BlackBerry is going back to its corporate roots with their official announcement of the BlackBerry Passport. Some of the features include a 4.5-inch IPS display @ 453ppi, 2.2Ghz Qualcomm Snapdragron 800 quad-core chip, Adreno 330 GPU, 3GB of RAM, 32GB internal storage, 13 megapixel rear camera, 4G LTE, HSPA+, 3G and BlackBerry OS 10.3.
  • Why The Naked Truth was not a fashion show

    Julius Rocas
    22 Sep 2014 | 11:39 pm
    If we continue to tolerate this form of “entertainment”, before we know it, our society would be watching live porn right before their eyes and be so completely blinded and numbed by the media to see it as harmless amusement. Heck, it’s happening now—a lot of people aren’t even able to tell what can harm us as a society with the kind of sex-obsessed culture we are creating. We’re becoming more and more reckless, not considering the values we impart to the youth who will be left to run this world when the future comes. Is this what marketing has come to?
  • Matt Damon to return as Jason Bourne in 2016

    Julius Rocas
    15 Sep 2014 | 11:58 pm
    Finally! Matt Damon will return as Jason Bourne in a new film to be released in 2016. Best of all, Paul Greengrass is also back as the director of the 4th installment of the franchise. With all due respect to Jeremy Renner’s effort, his Bourne Legacy simply does not cut it and it’s just right that it be continued as a spin-off instead.
  • How to check if your Gmail is hacked

    Julius Rocas
    11 Sep 2014 | 2:03 am
    If you are worried about the recent leak of around 5 million Gmail user names and passwords on the internet and would like to check if yours was included, check out the following website: https://isleaked.com Just enter your Gmail address and it will tell you if it’s part of the database of hacked accounts. Don’t worry, the website is legit. I used it and was relieved to find out that none of my Gmail accounts were hacked. If yours was, change your password now and even activate Google’s two-factor verification to make your account more secure. Google has responded that the…
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    What's On My PC

  • Free Online OCR Service To Convert Scanned PDF And Images To Editable Text

    Ramblinrick
    29 Sep 2014 | 7:23 am
    There are numerous PDF converters available that claim to convert PDF files to Microsoft Word or Excel documents. What typically occurs is that the converter turns the PDF into an image and then inserts the image into the Word or Excel document. The end result is that you still cannot edit the contents or text […]
  • GEEK SQUEAK – To Good To Be True: BGR Confirming Windows 9 to be a free upgrade for Windows 8 users

    Ramblinrick
    28 Sep 2014 | 9:10 am
    Came across this article this morning by BGR – Confirmed: Windows 9 to be a free upgrade for Windows 8 users … Sounds too good to be true. Being the old geek that I am I learned a long time ago “believe nothing, verify everything”. I will definitely be looking for more verification on this. Multiple Windows 9 […]
  • How To Bulk Edit In Pocket

    Ramblinrick
    28 Sep 2014 | 4:56 am
    I figured I would throw this out there for those of you who use the online service called Pocket. Straight from the horses’ mouth, Pocket is a FREE online service that was developed to “help people save interesting articles, videos and more from the web for later enjoyment. Once saved to Pocket, the list of […]
  • Google Keep Has Become One Of My Favorite Apps

    Ramblinrick
    27 Sep 2014 | 5:53 pm
    If you are familiar with sticky notes, then you need to take a look at Google Keep. Google Keep is Google’s electronic version of sticky notes. With Google Keep you can create notes quickly and easily; AND, since it is a Google Application you can sync your notes using your Google account. This means you […]
  • A Complete Collection Of Over 300 Tech Related Programs

    Ramblinrick
    24 Sep 2014 | 4:49 am
    At the top of my blog you will see a tab labelled “GEGeek”, which will redirect you from my blog to the GEGeek web site. It is not typical to see bloggers have a redirect link, from their blog, that takes them off the blog or away from the site. In my case, and if […]
 
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    NCTechNews -- North Carolina technology and business news

  • Blackstone NC Executive Director Bob Creeden Moderates Coastal Connect Conference Panel

    David Menzies
    26 Sep 2014 | 3:39 am
    WILMINGTON & DURHAM, N.C. -- Bob Creeden, executive director of The Blackstone Entrepreneurs Network of North Carolina (Blackstone NC), moderated the panel “Who Are the Statewide North Carolina Leaders in Life Sciences?” at the recent Coastal Connect Entrepreneur and Capital Conference in Wilmington. The hugely successful event, hosted by the UNC-Wilmington’s Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE), was one of several influential conferences involving Blackstone NC in September.“Blackstone NC is building bridges to regional partners like the CIE as well as area…
  • Michael Ford Joins Amundi Smith Breeden as Senior Vice President, U.S. Head of Consultant Relations

    David Menzies
    26 Sep 2014 | 3:33 am
    DURHAM, N.C. -- Amundi Smith Breeden today announced that Michael L. Ford, CFA, has joined the firm as a Senior Vice President and U.S. Head of Consultant Relations. Amundi Smith Breeden is the North American investment headquarters for Amundi, the leading European asset management firm with more than $1 trillion in assets under management.As U.S. Head of Consultant Relations, a new position, Mr. Ford will serve as liaison to the U.S. consultant community. He is responsible for keeping the consultant community current on the firm's activities, products and performance with the goal of raising…
  • Large Health Care System Installs Four Viztek U-Arms and Dose Conscious Capabilities

    David Menzies
    26 Sep 2014 | 3:32 am
    RALEIGH, N.C. -- Viztek, the leading provider of complete digital software and hardware diagnostic imaging solutions, today announced that Mercy Hospital St. Louis, in St. Louis, Missouri, has selected the company's Ultra U-Arm DR systems for implementation at four of its outpatient facilities as well as one at its Spine Center in the hospital. The combination of the systems advanced technology to lower the dose, along with its innovative design and ability to enhance workflow made the system the ideal choice.So far installed in four of the 13 Mercy outpatient facilities in the St. Louis…
  • Clinical Ink Releases New eSource Data Transformation Toolset

    David Menzies
    26 Sep 2014 | 3:30 am
    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. &. PHILADELPHIA, PA. -- Clinical Ink, an innovation-driven eSource solutions company, today announced the release of the SureSource® Data Transformation Toolset (DTT). SureSource DTT automates manual data mapping and transposition processes, delivering submission-ready data faster and minimizing overall clinical development costs and timelines."This release reaffirms our commitment to providing innovative eSource solutions that help our customers streamline clinical development from Start to Submit," said Ed Seguine, CEO, Clinical Ink. "Intuitively designed,…
  • Government Spending Identified as Major Issue to NC Voters

    David Menzies
    26 Sep 2014 | 3:29 am
    RESTON, VA. -- Resonate, the only company that empowers political campaigns and issue advocacy organizations to act on why people make decisions, today released new insights on the voting patterns and key issues for North Carolina voters this election season. Healthcare is cited as important to 56 percent of Democratic voters, 41 percent of Republican voters, and 45 percent of swing voters. In addition to healthcare, 60 percent of North Carolina’s Republican voters look to a candidate’s platform on government spending and 55 percent consider balanced budget policy. On the other side of…
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    Applediario

  • Apple responde oficialmente al “BendGate”. Sólo 9 personas se han quejado entre millones de iPhone 6 Plus vendidos

    Domadis Cabrera
    27 Sep 2014 | 5:10 am
    Apple no quiere que la situación se les salga de las manos, y por ello, hoy han respondido de manera oficial al BendGate. Según Apple, doblar un iPhone es extremadamente raro y hasta ahora, de los casi 10 millones de iPhones 6 Plus vendidos, sólo nueve usuarios en todo el mundo se han quejado a la compañía por el problema. “Con un uso normal doblar un iPhone es extremadamente raro y durante nuestros primeros seis días de venta, un total de nueve clientes se han puesto en contacto con Apple para reportar una el problema de flexión del iPhone 6 Plus. Al igual que con cualquier…
  • Apple rempazará los iPhone 6 doblados de forma gratuita si el dispositivo pasa una inspección visual

    Domadis Cabrera
    26 Sep 2014 | 7:16 am
    Los representantes de soporte de Apple están diciendo a los clientes que los iPhone 6 doblados serán sustituido por nuevas unidades, de forma gratuita y bajo garantía, si pasan una prueba ‘Visual de Inspección Mecánica’. Aparentemente, la flexión de los iPhones está cubierta por la garantía. Pero existe una prueba llamada Inspección Mecánica Visual que el dispositivo tendrá que pasar para acceder a la garantía. Si está dentro de las directrices, la garantía cubrirá el reemplazo. Si no lo está, el usuario tendrá que pagar si quiere una nueva unidad. No está claro…
  • Apple lanza iOS 8.0.1 y retira la actualización poco tiempo después debido a que introduce múltiples fallos

    Domadis Cabrera
    24 Sep 2014 | 3:22 pm
    Apple liberó iOS 8.0.1 hace unas horas, pero se han visto obligados a hacer algo que no recuerdo haber visto nunca en la historia de Apple: retirar una actualización. Apple ha optado por retirar la actualización de iOS 8.0.1 tras las numerosas denuncias de los usuarios de problemas con el servicio celular y con el sensor de huellas dactilares Touch ID. Apple por su parte se ha limitado a decir que “Están investigando activamente los informes de errores…Y mientras tanto han decidido retirar la actualización de iOS 8.0.1.” A Tim Cook no le ha hecho mucha gracia el…
  • El ilusionista Uri Geller intenta explicar porque se dobla el iPhone 6 Plus

    Domadis Cabrera
    24 Sep 2014 | 2:18 pm
    El ‘Bendgate’, que es el nombre con que ha sido bautizado el problema de deformación reportado por algunos propietarios del iPhone 6 Plus sigue estando de moda en la web. A tal punto, que hasta el famoso ilusionista Uri Geller ha intentado explicar las causas del problema. Tras las declaraciones de algunos usuarios que han comprado el modelo más grande del iPhone 6 y que han demostrado la facilidad que tiene el nuevo dispositivo para doblarse, el ilusionista cree tener la solución al problema. Según Geller, que se ha hecho famoso por su capacidad doblar cucharas con su mente,…
  • Bendgate: ¿El iPhone 6 Plus se dobla fácilmente o el ruido mediático ha exagerado el problema?

    Domadis Cabrera
    23 Sep 2014 | 1:12 pm
    Aparentemente cada lanzamiento del iPhone, es seguido por un escándalo (gate) asociado con informes aislados de compradores que se han encontrado con un problema. Ya vivimos el “Antennagate” cuando Apple lanzó el iPhone 4 y ahora tenemos el “Bendgate” tras los informes de algunos propietarios del iPhone 6 Plus quienes supuestamente descubrieron que sus dispositivos se habían doblado al extraerlos de sus bolsillos traseros. Los sitios web y los periódicos se han empezado a llenar de historias después de que varios usuarios de Twitter publicaran fotos (en sitios…
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    TechSpot

  • Hat-Trick: FIFA 15 Review

    Luke Plunkett
    30 Sep 2014 | 12:50 am
    Look, I like FIFA. I've liked it for a long time, and even when the game has an off year, I've stuck by it and enjoyed my time with it. This year is no different.
  • Adobe is bringing a streaming version of Photoshop to Chromebooks

    Shawn Knight
    29 Sep 2014 | 6:15 pm
    Chromebooks are great for basic Internet tasks like web browsing, social networking and sending / receiving e-mail but the one major drawback to the Windows alternative is they can’t run true desktop-class software.
  • EA is confident that Battlefield Hardline "will work" on launch day

    Shawn Knight
    29 Sep 2014 | 4:30 pm
    Few things in gaming are more frustrating than trying to play the latest AAA title on launch day. More often than not, it ends up being an exercise in patience as traffic predictably overloads the game’s servers which in turn prevents you from being able to play with your friends...
  • The EU's Apple tax break investigation could lead to billions of euros in fines

    Justin Kahn
    29 Sep 2014 | 3:30 pm
    Back in June of this year, the European Commission began an investigation into the infamous tax arrangement Apple has with the Irish government. The findings from that investigation are apparently ready for prime time, and could be released as early as today. The Commission suspects the deal between Apple and...
  • Bill Gates added $9 billion to his fortune this past year, tops Forbes list of 400 richest Americans

    Shawn Knight
    29 Sep 2014 | 2:30 pm
    Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is once again the richest person in America. Gates sits atop Forbes’ list of the 400 wealthiest Americans with a total net worth of $81.2 billion – roughly $13.4 billion more than the next richest American on the list, Warren Buffett.
 
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    EarthTechling

  • Is Elon Musk the Greatest CEO of the Modern Era?

    Curated Post
    29 Sep 2014 | 2:12 pm
    Ok, before I start let me make a full disclosure. My new Tesla was delivered today. Yes I know it’s a car for the 1 percent, and my modest green initiative of buying an electric vehicle won’t exactly save biosphere. And indeed, I am indebted to Elon Musk, the CEO and chief product architect of Tesla Motors for creating this piece of engineering and technology magic.However the process of deciding to purchase this vehicle has caused me to reflect on its founder and his place as a candidate as a truly extraordinary CEO – perhaps the greatest of the modern era.<continue reading…
  • Climate Change Offers Unprecedented Opportunities for Economic Growth

    EcoWatch
    29 Sep 2014 | 8:48 am
    Calling it a “false dilemma,” former President of Mexico Felipe Calderón, speaking as chair of the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate, disputed the idea that the world economy must suffer in order to fight climate change. He said that, on the contrary, addressing the climate offered unprecedented opportunities for economic growth. Addressing climate change offers unprecedented opportunities for economic growth around the world. Photo credit: The Global Commission on the Economy and ClimateThe group of 24 international government, business, finance and economic leaders released…
  • Mount Everest Sustainable and Who Pays the Price?

    EcoWatch
    26 Sep 2014 | 7:53 am
    The Khumbu Icefall on Mount Everest is perhaps the most well-known and notoriously dangerous glacial feature on the planet. In a fresh post on the Glacier Hub blog, The Earth Institute’s Ben Orlove, writing with anthropologist Pasang Yangjee Sherpa of Penn State, recounts a recent workshop held in Kathmandu to address the issues raised by the tragic deaths on the icefall last spring of 16 Nepalese guides who were preparing the trail for this year’s climbing expeditions. The Khumbu Icefall is a notoriously dangerous part of Mount Everest. Sixteen Nepalese guides died here on April 18 in…
  • Eco-Friendly Design Product Enables Growing of Herbs, Fruits and Vegetables from Fish

    PR Newswire
    25 Sep 2014 | 2:23 pm
    Many people want to live healthier, and the Vegua offers an opportunity for people to grow organic produce effortlessly in their own home. The core concept of the Vegua is to raise awareness about food production and the importance of a sustainable society. October 2014, the Vegua will officially be introduced to the world on Kickstarter.Many varieties of herbs, small vegetables, and fruits can be grown in the Vegua.“The Vegua is an eco-friendly design product that uses fish to produce food. It brings a unique atmosphere to any home,” stated founder Johan Manders. “Many…
  • Students Study Renewable Energy on Denmark’s Island of Samso

    EcoWatch
    25 Sep 2014 | 8:58 am
    Thirteen students, two graduate students and two faculty members from College of the Atlantic (COA) are in Europe for two weeks, studying ways to bring energy independence and cost reductions to Maine islands. All 21 wind turbines on Island Samso produce electricity which the “samsings” (residents of Samso) sell to the mainland. Approximately 4,000 samsings have started their own household economy, which has developed new areas of jobs. Photo credit: Joanna Weaver / College of the AtlanticIn a unique partnership with the Island Institute funded by the Fund for Maine Islands, COA students…
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    MakeUseOf

  • Cool Websites & Tools – Word Counter, Personal Radio, & Distraction-Free Writing

    Mark O'Neill
    29 Sep 2014 | 9:31 pm
    Rapid Word Counter – is a word count and character counter tool. Basically put your cursor in the box and start typing. Word Counter will immediately count the number of words and characters when you type. You may copy and paste a doc you’ve already composed into the word counter box and it’ll display the word count and character count for that bit of writing. Raddio – is a collaborative real-time radio with friends. While listening to radio you can chat, and add new songs to your radio. Try it now – there’s no sign up and no fees. It’s...Read the…
  • It’s Never Too Late To Start On The Road To Success

    Dave LeClair
    29 Sep 2014 | 7:30 pm
    If you’ve every thought that you were too old to follow your dreams, you might want to reconsider that idea. The same goes for being too young! Age is just a number, it all comes down to how hard you’re willing to work, and whether you are willing to push yourself to achieve your goals. The infographic below breaks down the ages at which some of the most successful people found their big break. It starts with Michael Dell (of Dell) at age 18 and goes all the way to Charles Flint (of IBM) at age 61. For an interactive...Read the full article: It’s Never Too Late To Start On…
  • Why Does Rain Smell? It’s Okay To Be Smart Answers This & More [Stuff to Watch]

    Tim Brookes
    29 Sep 2014 | 6:30 pm
    YouTube has taken on the role of educator for an entire generation of connected young people, and that means channels that actually focus on education are more important than they have ever been. PBS Digital’s It’s Okay To Be Smart is one such channel that successfully bridges the gap between education and entertainment. Hosted by Joe Hanson PhD, new videos are uploaded every Monday and tackle the weird, wonderful and weirdly wonderful science of the everyday. The Physics of Space Battles Did you know the science behind your favourite Hollywood space battles is laughably…
  • Elementary OS Freya: The Next Major Update To A Rising Linux Distro

    Danny Stieben
    29 Sep 2014 | 11:00 am
    Elementary OS is a Linux distribution that has been making waves as of late. For a lot of people, including our own Akshata, it made them switch to Elementary OS full-time from Windows. However, the latest stable release, “Luna”, is becoming quite old. Now, we’re getting a glimpse at the first beta of the next released, codenamed “Freya”. What’s new in Freya, and is it worth upgrading or switching to it from other distributions? Let’s take a look. Release Schedule Elementary OS appears to only make new releases each time there is a new LTS release of…
  • 4 Useful, Safe Android Apps You Can Use In Your Car

    Christian Cawley
    29 Sep 2014 | 10:00 am
    I like driving in my car, and perhaps you do too. But what do you do with your Android device? Some people might leave it in the map pocket inside the driver’s door, while others might just leave it in another easily accessible place. More and more drivers are starting to mount their Android device on their dashboard or windscreen. This might be for convenience in making and receiving calls (hands-free, of course, otherwise you’re breaking laws in most countries) or even as a means of playing music through your car stereo. An increasingly popular use for an Android…
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    PC Pitstop TechTalk

  • Should You Preview the New Windows?

    Windows Observer
    29 Sep 2014 | 8:06 pm
    Is previewing the new version of Windows for everyone? The post Should You Preview the New Windows? appeared first on PC Pitstop TechTalk. Related posts: Windows 9 Preview on the Way Multiple reports suggest that Microsoft is preparing to release a... Windows Observer: 6 Touch Apps for the Windows 8 Preview Well we have arrived in the month of February... Dave’s Computer Tips: Microsoft Office 2013 Customer Preview Today the customer preview was released to the general...
  • Crazy Cheap Windows 8 PCs

    Bob Rankin
    29 Sep 2014 | 7:49 pm
    The market is full of low cost Windows 8 PCs. Is there a catch? The post Crazy Cheap Windows 8 PCs appeared first on PC Pitstop TechTalk. Related posts: Bob Rankin: Should I Buy That Cheap Inkjet Printer? While shopping for a new inkjet printer, I saw... Windows Guides: Enthusiasts Guide to Intel’s New Processors An Enthusiasts Guide to Intel's New Processors and the... Computers for Cheap Everyone likes to save money, including me. Check out what's...
  • Tips for Choosing the Best Printer

    Windows Talk
    29 Sep 2014 | 7:25 pm
    Sorting through the seemingly limitless printer options to find the best for you. The post Tips for Choosing the Best Printer appeared first on PC Pitstop TechTalk. Related posts: Bob Rankin: Should I Buy That Cheap Inkjet Printer? While shopping for a new inkjet printer, I saw... Bob Rankin: Buying an Inkjet Printer Inkjet printers are the workhorses of home and office.... Dodge Retort: PC Printer & “quality” should not be uttered in the same breath By John Dodge A couple of months ago, I...
  • Linux Exposed as Vulnerable

    Techlicious
    29 Sep 2014 | 6:55 pm
    This story about Shellshock is the most important one of the week. Poking a big hole in the cloak of perceived invulnerability for Linux. And also impacts many accessories beyond the PC itself (e.g., IP cams, routers, etc). The post Linux Exposed as Vulnerable appeared first on PC Pitstop TechTalk. Related posts: How Vulnerable Are You? There is another front on the war against malware... NSA Email, Search and File Transfer Snooping Exposed According to recent news reports, the National Security Agency has... New Netflix Scam Exposed An innocent response to a fake Netflix email could lead...
  • Home Depot Hack Exposes Criminal Negligence

    knowbe4.com
    29 Sep 2014 | 6:20 pm
    The layers of internal incompetence at Home Depot is reaching epic - if not criminal - proportions. The post Home Depot Hack Exposes Criminal Negligence appeared first on PC Pitstop TechTalk. Related posts: Home Depot Hacked with Old WinXP Flaw The estimated 56 million Home Depot accounts exposed to potentially... Windows Talk: Setting Up a Computer Home Network Back in the old days, setting up a computer... Tips4PC.com: 6 Craziest Criminal Cases Cracked by Computers In today’s criminal justice system, computer forensics isn’t some...
 
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    Online Tech Tips

  • How to Move or Change the Location of My Documents Folder

    Aseem Kishore
    5 Sep 2014 | 5:49 pm
    By default, the My Documents folder is located in Windows XP and Windows Vista is located on the same drive or partition as the operating system. This is fine for anyone who has only a single drive or a single partition on their computers, such as the C drive, but if you have more than one physical or logical drive on your computer, it’s best to move your My Documents folder off the system drive. In Windows 7 and Windows 8.1, the situation is a bit different. In Windows 7, you have libraries, which are kind of virtual folders that basically link to other folders that can be located…
  • How to Fix Svchost.exe High CPU Usage

    Aseem Kishore
    5 Sep 2014 | 2:56 pm
    SVCHOST.EXE is one of those mysterious processes that constantly runs in Windows and is utterly essential, yet you never know exactly what it is doing. So what is SVCHOST.EXE? Identifying the actual services and programs that are running inside each SVCHOST.EXE process is a task well worth knowing, especially when the process eats up 99 or 100 percent of your CPU! So before we dive into solutions, let’s get a deeper understanding of what this process actually does and how you can go about fixing some of the problems that might occur. Firstly, svchost stands for “Service…
  • How to Fix Window Media Player "Cannot Play This DVD" Error Message

    Aseem Kishore
    5 Sep 2014 | 1:42 pm
    Isn’t it great how even in our modern computer age with Windows 7 and Windows 8, you can still receive an error like “Windows Media Player cannot play this DVD because there is problem with digital copy protection” when you’re trying to watch a regular from Netflix on your computer? It’s really a pain that something like that doesn’t just “work” considering it’s VERY COMMON for people to watch DVDs on their computers! Anyway, this happened to me last night and it took me about 20 minutes to fix the problem, so I thought I would write up…
  • How to Find the Name or Title of a Song by Lyrics

    Aseem Kishore
    4 Sep 2014 | 9:19 pm
    Heard a song on the radio recently and can’t remember the name of it? This happens to me all the time because even though I wait, half the time no one ever says which band played the song or the name of the song! Luckily, you can just search for lyrics online and find out instantly the name of the song and the band. If you can remember a line or two from the song, probably just performing a simple Google search will bring up all the info you need without having to go to a lyrics search site. A simple search like “it doesn’t even matter” on Google will give you the…
  • How to Create, Mount, and Burn ISO Image Files for Free

    Aseem Kishore
    28 Aug 2014 | 1:47 pm
    Most online tutorials that I have found describing the process of creating, burning, and mounting ISO image files are written separately or are only about doing one process, so this guide is going to describe some free software that you can use to create and manipulate ISO images files for all purposes. Basically, the software is split into three categories: software to create an ISO image file from a folder on the hard disk or from a CD/DVD, software to burn an image file to a CD/DVD and software to mount an image file as a drive in Windows. How to Create an ISO Image File There are two free…
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  • How content marketing benefits businesses

    Laura Jackson
    23 Sep 2014 | 12:18 pm
    Every decent website is made up of text content that explains to the viewer what that business or organisation is all about. Many businesses hire content writers to put together this information and use SEO techniques throughout the content in order to raise the online presence of the site. SEO stands for search engine optimisation and simply uses an array of methods to push the website further up the results page on search engines. This allows web surfers searching for a relevant key term to find that website more easily. The higher up it appears in search engine rankings, the more likely it…
  • Why Do Companies Use Digital Marketing?

    tech
    19 Aug 2014 | 7:27 am
    Ensure you are highly visible online with a digital marketing company. Consumers first turn to the internet whenever they need any kind of product or service. This means that you company needs to have a strong online presence and be easily found on the internet, and to achieve this there are internet marketing agencies that can help to transform your business. In recent times the internet has become an enormous, global marketplace. It is where consumers first look when searching for any kind of product or service. This now means that every business in every industry needs to go digital and…
  • Positive Effects Of Gaming Online

    tech
    29 Jul 2014 | 12:30 pm
    Most people dismiss online games as just a waste of time and remark that there is nothing to gain from it. However, recent studies show that we learn a lot by playing these games and they are actually beneficial. Here are some of the important benefits. Encourages social interaction – Playing online games is less solitary than what most people think. Many games require two or more players to compete against each other. Moreover, many gaming sites contain features that encourage interaction among gamers via forums, chats and tournaments. When you play online, you have the opportunity to…
  • How MMS is Shaping Mobile Marketing

    Laura Jackson
    15 Jul 2014 | 5:48 pm
    With thanks to Matt Kieffer for the image The Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS) have been available on our phones for the last decade or so. It allows people to share their experiences via photos to their family and friends. Advances in technology have opened the door to brands to target these people. Mobile advertising as a whole is struggling with its image. The thought of banner advertisements popping up on a smartphone does fill you with dread. Big brands, such as Ikea and Starbucks utilise mobile advertising in the most engaging way. They both use a variety of rich media which is ideal…
  • What Makes a Website Successful?

    tech
    3 Jul 2014 | 7:17 am
    This is the big question – and it can be a hard one to answer. This article aims to do just that, providing lots of possibilities and information en route. Will your site be more successful as a result of reading what we have to share? There are plenty of successful websites out there. Equally, however, there are even more websites that are struggling to get any visitors and have not achieved any real success at all. It is difficult to figure out what should make one website successful and what makes another sink without trace. We can work out some of the elements of course, but we should…
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  • Seek Thermal launches thermal camera attachment for mobile phones

    David Szondy
    29 Sep 2014 | 3:59 pm
    Ever wonder if there’s something hiding in the bushes at night or if your door seals are leaking heat in the winter? A thermal imaging camera is one way of answering these questions, but they tend to be bulky and very pricey. California-based Seek Thermal is aiming to bring thermal imaging into the consumer realm with its small, relatively affordable thermal camera smartphone accessory... Continue Reading Seek Thermal launches thermal camera attachment for mobile phones Section: Mobile Technology Tags: Apps, Night Vision, Security, Seek Thermal, Temperature, Thermal, Thermal Imaging Related…
  • New study confirms that respiratory patients benefit from using the Lung Flute

    Ben Coxworth
    29 Sep 2014 | 3:54 pm
    Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), which includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema, is one of the most common causes of death in the US. Often the result of smoking, it's characterized by a restriction of the airways. Four years ago, a device known as the Lung Flute received FDA approval as a treatment for COPD. Now, a study conducted by the University of Buffalo has concluded that the hand-held device is indeed effective at helping patients breath more freely. .. Continue Reading New study confirms that respiratory patients benefit from using the Lung Flute Section: Medical Tags:…
  • Rosetta comet landing date selected

    Anthony Wood
    29 Sep 2014 | 3:45 pm
    Ever since the historic achievement of August 6, when Rosetta became the first unmanned spacecraft to achieve a stable orbit around a comet, mission operators have been readying themselves for the inevitable nail-biting landing attempt. Six weeks after arrival at the comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko (67P), Rosetta's handlers have tentatively announced November 12 as the date for the historic touchdown. .. Continue Reading Rosetta comet landing date selected Section: Space Tags: ESA, Historic, Philae, Rosetta, Spacecraft, Unmanned Related Articles: Primary and back up landing sites for…
  • Quick Caps made to thwart bicycle wheel thieves

    Ben Coxworth
    29 Sep 2014 | 2:37 pm
    While quick-release hubs certainly make it easier for cyclists to remove and reinstall their wheels when doing things like fixing flats, they also make it very easy to steal those same wheels. As a result, riders typically have to remove the front wheel when locking up their bike, or run a secondary cable lock from it to the main U-lock. Quick Caps, however, are designed to make doing so unnecessary – they're little padlocks for the quick-release levers. .. Continue Reading Quick Caps made to thwart bicycle wheel thieves Section: Bicycles Tags: Cycling, Kickstarter, Lock, Security, Theft,…
  • DIY Iron Man gauntlet launches actual rockets

    Ben Coxworth
    29 Sep 2014 | 1:29 pm
    By now, many regular Gizmag readers will be familiar with German cyberpunk weapons-hobbyist Patrick Priebe. We've featured a number of his one-off DIY creations before, including an Iron Man-inspired laser gauntlet. Well, now he's created another Iron Man gauntlet, although instead of just a burning laser, this one launches real rockets – and Priebe has already managed to hurt himself with the thing. .. Continue Reading DIY Iron Man gauntlet launches actual rockets Section: Wearable Electronics Tags: DIY, Laser, Rocket, Superhero, Weapons Related Articles: Home-made laser rifle laughs at…
 
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  • My Closest Friends Said I’d Never Make It as a Web Designer… Then I Did This!

    John Morris
    10 Sep 2014 | 9:07 am
    In this episode of the John Morris Show, I teach you how to use Elance and ODesk to build a successful freelance web design business. This 6-part strategy is what I used to prove all my friends and family wrong when they said I’d never make it as full-time web designer. And, to be blunt… if your freelance business is based 100% on sites like Elance and ODesk.. you’re being foolish. You could be working less and making more by implementing the 6 simple steps in this video. Over time, these steps will start to seem a bit “magical” because you’ll have new…
  • How to Avoid Clients From Hell BEFORE They Ever Hire You

    John Morris
    21 Aug 2014 | 4:26 pm
    Some clients just suck. There’s really no nice way to put it. Learning how to expose and avoid them BEFORE you let them hire you will keep you from tearing your hair out (and stave off the gray hair for just a few more years). Of course, it’s fun to joke about it… but dealing with hellish clients is actually serious as… well hell! That’s because getting good at avoiding clients who just don’t fit well with your personality and how you operate will help you avoid getting seriously burnt out and overwhelmed. And, it’ll keep you loving your job which…
  • How to Get Your First Web Design Client (Step #2 is especially important)

    John Morris
    12 Aug 2014 | 6:54 am
    Getting your first PAID web design client is the most important action you can take for your coding career… whether you plan to be a freelance web designer long-term or not. It’s THAT important because it immediately makes everything much more clear: You see if you actually like coding You figure out what your clients expect from you You understand what to charge and why And, most importantly… you gain CONFIDENCE. You get to see first-hand that people WILL pay you money to code for them and that you CAN deliver. On the flip side, NOT getting your first client leaves…
  • How to Position Yourself to Get More Freelance Jobs

    John Morris
    6 Aug 2014 | 6:28 am
    I was recently asked: “How do I fill out my profile on sites like Elance and oDesk? How do I fill them out in a way that’s honest but more impressive than leaving them blank?” Here’s the simplest way I can put this… Your unique situation can and SHOULD be positioned to highlight your advantages. For example, when I started looking to get hired for freelance IT jobs I was completely self-taught and I believed that was a disadvantage. I believed coders who had gone to school were in a better position than me and would have an easier time convincing clients to hire…
  • Most Web Designers Don’t Do This… But It’s How I Get 99% of My Freelance Jobs

    John Morris
    31 Jul 2014 | 4:40 am
    Most freelancers and web designers immediately roll their eyes when I say the word, “branding”. Mostly because they’re thinking of big brand branding done by companies like Coke or McDonalds… that’s “not meant to actually make sales”. Yet, “branding” is how I get 99% of my clients. In fact, you’re here reading this right now because of the “branding” I do. So, if you can put aside all the mis-information you’ve probably heard about the word “branding”… Check out the video below and let me show you…
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  • Why Some Games Need 64-Bit Support

    Miguel Leiva-Gomez
    29 Sep 2014 | 4:25 pm
    In the world of gaming, there has been a recent move by major publishers to release their games with 64-bit support. World of Warcraft, despite running for years on 32-bit, was patched for 64-bit support. Many people have decided that this is the way that gaming was going to move forward. But why exactly is 64-bit support so important for certain games? With the release of EA’s The Sims 4 with 32-bit-only support, there was some debate as to whether the game should have expanded to 64-bit, at least for machines that were compatible. Why is this? What does 64-bit support do?To understand…
  • How to Downgrade from iOS 8 to iOS 7.1.2

    Maria Krisette Capati
    29 Sep 2014 | 2:25 pm
    If you’ve downloaded the iOS 8 and found some compatibility issues in your device, here’s a tutorial on how to downgrade to iOS 7.1.2. Are you still in the iOS 7 ecosystem? I also wrote about the 8 Things You Should Know Before Upgrading to iOS 8 to help you decide whether to stick with your current iOS or upgrade.Honestly, I love the new and improved features of iOS 8, but for a few hours of testing it, one of the biggest caveats I found is that it drains my battery faster. The solution? I scouted the Internet for sources to revert to iOS 7.Downgrading to iOS 7.1.2 is still…
  • Top 3 Features That Are Only Available in Windows 8 Enterprise Edition

    Vamsi Krishna
    29 Sep 2014 | 7:50 am
    Have you ever wondered why you just can’t enforce rules using AppLocker or why you cannot install Windows in a USB drive? This is because you are not using Windows 8 Enterprise edition. Windows 8 Enterprise edition is purely intended for business customers and it far exceeds in features, capabilities, deployment and security when compared to the regular Windows 8 edition or Windows 8 Pro edition. In this quick explanation, let us see the top three features that are only available in Windows 8 Enterprise edition.1. App SideloadingEver since Microsoft introduced Modern (Metro) apps,…
  • How to Use Android Wear Part 2: Customization

    Bertel King, Jr.
    28 Sep 2014 | 2:25 pm
    In the first installment of this series, I provided a look at Android Wear’s UI and gave an explanation of how to navigate through its various screens and cards. For part 2, let’s dive into Android Wear’s default settings and tweak things a bit. It’s possible to change your watch face, adjust how long the screen stays on, change which apps are assigned to certain tasks, and more. Some of these functions require turning to various apps on your smartphone instead of the watch, so we’ll look at both methods.1. Watch SettingsYou can adjust certain parameters directly…
  • How to Install and Configure Cygwin in Windows Environment

    Vamsi Krishna
    28 Sep 2014 | 7:50 am
    If you are a Linux or Unix user, I am sure you will miss the terminal (and all the wonderful things you can do with command lines) in a Windows environment. Most of the time you won’t need to use the command prompt in Windows, and its user-interface is not as friendly either. However, if you have the need to use a terminal, Cygwin is the best tool for you. Let us see how to install and configure Cygwin in the Windows environment.What is CygwinCygwin is a free and open source software with tons of optional packages which lets you run and execute the age-old Unix-like commands right in…
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  • Samsung Galaxy Alpha launched in India for Rs 39,990

    shabnam sultan
    29 Sep 2014 | 1:57 am
    Samsung has launched Galaxy Alpha smartphone which resembles the Apple iPhone 6 in the Indian market priced at Rs 39,990. The Samsung Galaxy Alpha is a 4.7-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) Super AMOLED display, runs at Android 4.4.4 KitKat, powered by…Read more ›This is a post from: Techiezlounge Related posts: Samsung Galaxy S III Launch On 3rd May Samsung Galaxy S III Already Has 9 million Pre-orders Worldwide Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 Features, Availability, Pricing & More Buy Samsung Galaxy S4 in India Online At Low Price Samsung Galaxy S5 Official Accessories Revealed
  • Best Free Android Apps for Live Cricket Scores and Streaming

    shabnam sultan
    24 Sep 2014 | 5:28 am
    Looking for cricket live scores or live streaming apps for Android? Check out the best Android apps for live scores and comprehensive cricket coverage. Cricket is loved and enjoyed by millions all over the world. Most of the Cricket fans…Read more ›This is a post from: Techiezlounge Related posts: Convert Blog Into iPhone Or Android App (How To) Sync Android With iTunes Android Jelly Bean Confirmed (Images) Apps You Should Have On Your Android Device 7 Best Travel Apps For Android
  • 10 Best Android Apps To Manage Finances

    shabnam sultan
    21 Sep 2014 | 3:04 am
    Managing finance is a tough task! Thanks to the mobile technology managing finance has become easier now. There is list of apps from Google Play Store which can let you check your bank accounts, control your finances and budget your…Read more ›This is a post from: Techiezlounge Related posts: Convert Blog Into iPhone Or Android App (How To) Sync Android With iTunes Android Jelly Bean Confirmed (Images) Apps You Should Have On Your Android Device 7 Best Travel Apps For Android
  • 3 Best iPhone Spy Apps

    shabnam sultan
    20 Sep 2014 | 9:13 am
    Mobile Technology has changed a lot in these years! There are times when you privately require to know about the activities your spouse or relatives, performance of your kid at school, or your employees at work. You can easily download…Read more ›This is a post from: Techiezlounge Related posts: Convert Blog Into iPhone Or Android App (How To) Protect iPhone From Water Fix Battery Drainage Issue After Upgrading To iOS 5 Unlock AT&T iPhone Officially Without Losing Jailbreak Download RedSn0w 0.9.11b1 For Windows & Mac OS X
  • iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Pre-Order in India Now

    shabnam sultan
    19 Sep 2014 | 3:26 am
    Apple’s iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus official launch date in India is being pushed to mid-November. However, if you cannot wait more to lay your hands on iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, no worries, an Indian eCommerce site…Read more ›This is a post from: Techiezlounge Related posts: Convert Blog Into iPhone Or Android App (How To) Protect iPhone From Water Fix Battery Drainage Issue After Upgrading To iOS 5 Unlock AT&T iPhone Officially Without Losing Jailbreak Download RedSn0w 0.9.11b1 For Windows & Mac OS X
 
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  • Windows 9, iOS8 – the balance between bugs and upgrades

    David Tuffley, Lecturer in Applied Ethics and Socio-Technical Studies at Griffith University
    29 Sep 2014 | 8:07 pm
    Upgrade rage - what to do when things go wrong? Flickr/Nicola Albertini, CC BY-NC-NDIn the tech world there is a dynamic tension between needing to get products to market before the competition and the need to take enough time to make those products completely defect-free and user friendly. It is a tricky balancing act. Cut too many corners and release a product too soon, and you risk a withering backlash. Release a product too late and your competitors become established on the high ground and you are left playing catch-up. Finding the sweet-spot in the middle, now that is the trick. One…
  • The risks of blowing your own trumpet too soon on research

    Daniel Price, Senior Lecturer in Astrophysics and ARC Future Fellow at Monash University
    29 Sep 2014 | 12:11 pm
    Things can and do go wrong when some announcements are mad ahead of time. Flickr/Narshada, CC BY-NDUNDERSTANDING RESEARCH: What do we actually mean by research and how does it help inform our understanding of things? Today a cautionary tale of why you should be careful of some new announcements made in the name of science. It was dubbed a “spectacular” discovery – even “Nobel prize-worthy”. But the March announcement via a press conference that researchers at the BICEP2 facility in Antarctica had detected the imprint of relic gravitational waves from a period of super-fast…
  • Science graduates are not that hot at maths – but why?

    Kelly E Matthews, Lecturer in Curriculum Development (Higher Education) at The University of Queensland
    28 Sep 2014 | 9:28 pm
    Flickr/Steve Jurvetson, CC BYResearch suggests science graduates are struggling with essential quantitative skills and science degree programs are to blame. Quantitative skills are the bread and butter of science. More than calculating right answers, quantitative skills are defined by applying mathematical and statistical reasoning to scientific and everyday problems. They underpin national and international expectations for science graduates. But at two Group of Eight universities, 40% of final year science students reported low levels of confidence in quantitative skills. We know what…
  • Say Ello to the new privacy debate on social media

    Luke Heemsbergen, PhD Candidate at University of Melbourne
    28 Sep 2014 | 12:11 pm
    Say hello to the new Ello. ElloEllo is new social networking space on the web that is receiving a lot of attention of late – so much that it’s caused a few problems with the website out of action from time to time. Ello’s new popularity is in part because it offers a different view to representing and monitoring our digital selves than Facebook. But Ello’s own privacy/public tradeoff is still evolving, and can teach us a lot about what privacy means online, and how contextual integrity, not just “personal integrity” matters. Ello is a social networking platform that does not…
  • Shell shocked – but what should you do about the Bash bug?

    Robert Merkel, Lecturer in Software Engineering at Monash University
    25 Sep 2014 | 10:33 pm
    Apple computers could be at risk from the latest Bash bug. Flickr/Oliver, CC BY-NCA serious security flaw has been discovered in a ubiquitous utility program present on a wide variety of important computer systems, including many Unix-based servers and Macintosh desktop computers. “Shell shock”, as it has been dubbed, has meant another round of sleepless nights for system administrators around the world as they attempt to protect their systems, and Mac users should be wary until a fix for their systems is available. The security flaw, discovered by Edinburgh-based programmer Stephane…
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  • Collegedunia brings you the Top Colleges and Institutes in India

    Priyanka Bhowmick
    28 Sep 2014 | 5:57 am
    I recently came across an institutional portal and found it quite useful for students as well as their parents. I found that it can be a better guide for students when it comes to searching the right college or institution for them. Collegedunia is the portal where you will find the appropriate colleges based on […]
  • Blackberry Passport launched with 4.5-inch PPI Square display: Looks really cute

    Priyanka Bhowmick
    24 Sep 2014 | 12:01 pm
    After a long time Blackberry launched its new smartphone, the Blackberry Passport. Passport has a 4.5-inch PPI square display that looks even cuter and different from the other smartphones. Its display is secured with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 and packed with high end features like 2.2 GHz quad-core Snapdragon processor, 13MP rear camera and Blackberry […]
  • New Motorola Moto X arrives in India, priced Rs. 31,999

    Priyanka Bhowmick
    24 Sep 2014 | 3:30 am
    Motorola launched its new Moto X (2nd gen) Android smartphone earlier this month, which is now available for purchase in the Indian market. Moto X is packed with a 5.2-inch AMOLED display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection that will secure the screen from damages and scratches. It runs on the latest Android KitKat OS […]
  • Most essential tools when starting your own online business

    Priyanka Bhowmick
    19 Sep 2014 | 9:12 am
    The internet has made it easier than ever for budding entrepreneurs to sell their products or services to the public without having to incur the expense of renting or purchasing bricks and mortar premises. What’s more, online businesses are able to access and target a neighborhood, state-wide, national or global audience. Let’s assume you have […]
  • Why Digital Signatures are more Secure than Scanned Contracts?

    Priyanka Bhowmick
    19 Sep 2014 | 8:55 am
    As more business is conducted across digital platforms, savvy business owners are looking for sophisticated solutions that limit information leaks, threat of fraud and identity theft. Digital signatures provide an extra level of security to any contract or agreement that needs to be entered into online. This article discusses digital signatures and highlights why they […]
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  • How Benchmarking Can Lead You Astray

    26 Sep 2014 | 8:26 am
    While benchmarking is often an necessary and useful activity for CIOs to measure their organization's performance, it can also be misleading or meaningless.  To properly benchmark, it is important to take into account the size and "shape" of an organization.  John Parkinson, Affiliate Partner, gives an in-depth example of how properly implement a benchmarking effort to get the most out of that investment. Click here to read more ... http://ww2.cfo.com/it-value/2014/09/benchmarking-can-lead-astray/
  • How Wearable Technologies Can Transform Field Service and Maintenance

    4 Sep 2014 | 9:37 am
    While it is easy to see how wearable technologies can have an immense impact on the production line in a manufacturing environment, they can also be applicable in other areas such as maintenance, field services, and warehousing.  The opportunity for safer, more efficient processes in those fields is substantial.  Hubert Selvanathan, Principal, gives his thoughts on how wearable technologies can be effectively leveraged in the maintenance function. Click here to read more…
  • Wearable Technologies Could Make Manufacturing Immersive Hyper-Experience

    28 Aug 2014 | 8:42 am
    The application potential of wearable technology is mostly talked about for entertainment or health and fitness.  However, it could also have a major impact on business environments as well, particularly in the manufacturing space.  Hubert Selvanathan, Principal, joins the conversation on the potential use cases for emerging wearable technology that will make manufacturing safer and more efficient. Click here to read more ... http://www.thomasnet.com/journals/techtrends/articles/wearable-technologies-can-make-manufacturing-an-immersive-hyper-experience
  • Services in a Cloud World - Identity Crisis or Opportunity?

    27 Aug 2014 | 11:16 am
    The Cloud and its impact on the technology industry has been well documented.  What is less examined, however, is the way Cloud migration dramatically impacts the Professional Services (PS) businesses of technology companies.  The role of PS is shifting away from traditional services towards increased focus on customer adoption and retention, creating an opportunity for PS to play an integral role in defining the customer experience and driving overall enterprise growth.  Neil Jain, Partner, and Claire O’Neill, Manager, outline five key considerations for PS executives as…
  • Understanding What Makes the Smart Home Work

    27 Aug 2014 | 11:16 am
    The Internet of Things (IoT) is the new hot topic of the day.  While companies are thinking about use cases and implications of IoT, it is also useful to take time to understand the different technologies behind it all.  Bill Bien and Singu Srinivas, Partners, describe the technologies that are prevalent today and those that are emerging, and how those technologies are fundamentally shifting the consumer drivers of IoT's future growth. Click here to read more.
 
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  • HTC One (M8) bends just as much as the iPhone 6 -- and the 6 Plus is stronger than both

    Wayne Williams
    30 Sep 2014 | 1:29 am
    When reports first surfaced that the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus were susceptible to bending after a just a few days of everyday use, it looked as if Apple had a major problem on its hands. Tech blogs and Apple haters were quick to seize on the flaw, coining the term BendGate. Apple downplayed the problem, saying it had only received nine complaints relating to bent phones -- out of ten million sales -- and now independent testing by Consumer Reports shows not only does it take a lot of force to bend an iPhone 6, but the HTC One (M8) also deforms when the exact same amount of pressure is applied.
  • iPhone 6 and 6 Plus available in China next month

    Mihaita Bamburic
    30 Sep 2014 | 1:10 am
    In case you did not know, China is the largest smartphone market worldwide, bigger even than the good old US of A. For the major players in the mobile industry, it is hugely important to be leading there, as being successful in China leads to a healthy market share growth overall, but, more importantly, a healthy increase in the bottom line also. You can imagine then just how important it is for Apple to have its new iPhones on sale in China as soon as possible. Due to regulatory approvals, it has not happened yet, but luckily for the company, that will soon change. Only moments ago, Apple…
  • Say hello to Amelia -- the 'cognitive knowledge worker' set to transform business

    Alysia Judge
    30 Sep 2014 | 1:00 am
    As 2014 races into the home straight, a new artificially intelligent computer system has been unveiled with the promise of transforming the global workforce. She's called Amelia. Named after the American aviator and pioneer Amelia Earhart, the intelligent system is designed around the idea that it can shoulder tedious and labor-intensive tasks, freeing up its human co-workers to focus on more creative opportunities. Amelia has been created by IPsoft, a New York based company whose ethos revolved around automating IT processes for enterprise across a wide range of industries. "Amelia, our…
  • Chromebooks are in trouble -- HP unveils $199 Windows laptop and low-cost tablets

    Brian Fagioli
    29 Sep 2014 | 5:35 pm
    When I bought my first Chromebook, the 2012 Samsung model, I did it mostly for one reason -- price. I drove down to my local Best Buy and was blown away by how inexpensive it was; at $249 it looked like a MacBook Air and promised good battery life. Even though I knew the limitations of Chrome OS beforehand, I still handed over my money thinking I could find a place for it in my home. For the most part it was OK; I mean, it changed the way I thought about computing, but it soon became apparent that it could not replace my Windows machine. I didn't return it; I kept for basic typing on the go,…
  • There is no escape -- with Atlas, Facebook ads follow you between devices

    Mark Wilson
    29 Sep 2014 | 5:20 pm
    How much do you hate ads? How much do ads piss you off? Well prepare to turn into an even bigger ball of hate-filled pissed-off-ness when you hear about Facebook's latest ventures in advertising. Few people would argue against the suggestion that Facebook has all but given up any pretence of being a social network and has become little more than a huge cog in a massive advertising machine. Claims have been made that ads are being made more relevant to users, but the truth of the matter is that users are being made more relevant to advertisers. And Facebook now has a whole new way to follow…
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  • Adobe announces Photoshop for Chromebooks

    David Robert
    29 Sep 2014 | 2:13 pm
    Have Chromebook but wondering how to run Photoshop on your device? Here is good news for you. Google and Adobe have announced that the application can now run on Chromebooks and users who meet...This post was first found on Tech Prezz
  • iOS 8.1, 8.2 and 8.3 are already in Development, iOS 9 too?

    Louis Jacob
    29 Sep 2014 | 12:53 pm
    Since the launch of first iOS devices, iOS release has been ritual taking place every year along with new iDevcie and that is followed by several .1, .2 updates with bug fixes and some...This post was first found on Tech Prezz
  • Gigabyte GSmart Roma R2 Plus

    Jerry
    28 Sep 2014 | 3:01 am
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    Jerry
    28 Sep 2014 | 1:47 am
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  • BlackBerry Passport Smartphone launched in India at Rs. 49,999

    Himanshu Gupta
    29 Sep 2014 | 9:33 am
    BlackBerry, the most popular smartphone company well known for its devices made for professionals, launched another device with a full QWERTY touch enabled keyboard. Blackberry Passport comes with a premium price of Rs. 49,999. Passport comes with a 4.5inch square touch display. Made up of stainless steel, it surely feels premium in hand. Powered by […]
  • Spice Fire One Mi FX1 launched in India with Firefox OS at Rs. 2,229

    Himanshu Gupta
    30 Aug 2014 | 10:29 am
    Spice, a popular mobile phone company in India, recently launched its first Firefox operating system based smartphone, Spice Fire One Mi FX1 at a price of just Rs. 2,229. Targeted to the people who are on the verge of switching from a feature phone to a smartphone. It comes with a 8.89cm HVGA capacitive touch […]
  • Gionee 1.5 Hexa Core GPAD G5 launched in India at Rs. 14,999

    Himanshu Gupta
    29 Aug 2014 | 12:33 am
    Gionee launches a new smartphone called the Gionee GPAD G5. At a price of just Rs. 14,999 it comes with HexaCore 1.5 GHz and will run Android 4.4 out of the box. GPAD G5 comes with a 5.5 inch HD IPS display with a resolution of 1280 x 720. Powered by a Six Core 1.5GHz […]
  • Spice Stellar Mettle Icon Mi-506 Review

    Himanshu Gupta
    24 Aug 2014 | 12:07 pm
    Spice Stellar Mettle Icon Mi-506 is budget smartphone with metal build with 5inch display. So is it worth your money or not, read on to know more. Look and Feel The phone looks very much similar to HTC one because of the squarish rounded body. The phone has a metal build with some white plastic […]
  • Xiaomi Mi 3 Review: Amazing Value for Money

    Himanshu Gupta
    24 Aug 2014 | 11:01 am
    Xiaomi, pronounced as Sha-o-mi, a new entrant in the Indian market has made consumers crazy with its pricing. Recently launched Xiaomi Mi 3 is the device which is making headlines these days and caused a serious threat to its competitors. Look and Feel Mi 3 comes with a aluminium magnesium body with a impressive 5inch […]
 
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    HackTabs

  • Last Chance to Download your Orkut Photos and Scraps

    Anoop
    29 Sep 2014 | 10:51 am
    Hello, Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Google Plus.As you are probably aware that Google is shutting down their age old Social Networking site Orkut. Orkut had a massive user base during its early years, but its users started migrating to other networks soon.The popularity of Facebook was a blow to Orkut. Finally Google decided it was time to let go of Orkut and focus on Google+.Hence they are shutting down Orkut on 30th September 2014. i.e tomorrow.If you want to keep all your old Orkut scraps and photos, this is your last chance. Currently you can export your Orkut photos to Google+…
  • Try BitTorrent’s New Secure Messaging/Calling App Which has Incognito Mode

    Anoop
    18 Sep 2014 | 9:58 am
    Hello, Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Google Plus.bleep logoBitTorrent has been coming up with interesting new projects. Today am trying out BitTorrent’s new Secure Messaging service – Bleep. I had discussed about their BitTorrent Sync service last time.This new Application is currently in its Alpha stage and is available only on limited Platforms. It’s almost certain that none of your friends are on this new messaging platform yet. I tried out the application and found it to be quite fast. But the Alpha app has a few Force Close bugs.How Bleep works.The App works on…
  • HideIPVPN Review – A Provider Who Accepts Bitcoin Payments

    Anoop
    15 Sep 2014 | 7:19 am
    Hello, Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Google Plus.This month I had the opportunity to try out another new VPN Service. The service provider is known as HideIPVPN, well the name speaks plenty about the service they provide.HideIPVPN provides their premium users with 5 country VPNs. Currently they have servers located in US,UK,NL,DE and CA. Along with the VPN service they also provide Smart DNS.For this review I downloaded and installed their Windows Installer. So let us get started with the actual review process.First of all the important FAQs.FAQs1. Does HideIPVPN keep logs?According to…
  • How to Safely Update Your iPhone or iPad to the Latest iOS 8

    Anoop
    13 Sep 2014 | 10:26 pm
    Hello, Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Google Plus.In their last event, Apple unveiled the iPhone 6 and Apple iWatch. But the day wasn’t all about hardwares, they also unveiled the latest iOS 8. This is the successor of iOS 7 and is currently available for developers.iPhone 6 comes preinstalled with iOS 8 but the older phones will need an update either via OTA or via the iTunes.iOS 8 will be a free download and will arrive on 17th September 2014 for the public.Some iOS 8 features.Healthkit which will give you detailed logs of your daily fitness.Third party keyboard support.Homekit…
  • 5 Million Gmail Passwords Leaked, Check Your Account Here

    Anoop
    10 Sep 2014 | 9:29 am
    Hello, Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Google Plus.A recent report from Daily Dot informs that a Russian Bitcoin Forum has a thread containing leaked information of over 5 Million Gmail accounts.The leak is said to have a mix of valid and suspended account credentials with users claiming that upto 60% of the passwords are valid and working.leakedemailsThere is no specifics of how the credentials were gathered but Phishing seems to be a common tactic for mass hacking. Phishing is a hacking technique where a legitimate user is sent to a fake clone of the original website login page. When the…
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    Tapscape

  • Construction Crew Android App Review

    Dan
    29 Sep 2014 | 1:30 pm
    Construction Crew Puzzle 0DownloadConstruction Crew, developed by Tiltgames, is an app for all the construction fans out there that enjoy, well, construction games.With over 45 levels and 12 unique vehicles, Construction Crew is a fantastic game with a realistic physics engine that will have you driving your favourite construction vehicles for hours.Whether it’s tractors, forklifts, dumpers, trucks, cranes or ships, Construction Crew offers something for everyone. In addition, the controls are extremely easy to use, with a d-pad on the right hand side of the screen and a simple…
  • Motorcycle Driving School iOS Game Review

    Henry Dowling
    29 Sep 2014 | 11:42 am
    Motorcycle Driving SchoolAlexandru MarusacGamesFreeDownloadEarning your drivers license is undoubtedly the most tiresome aspect of getting your own set of wheels and being free to take on the open road. The whole process is somehow both stressful and tedious, and it’s the one thing standing in your way on your quest for independence. And now we get to relive those moments on two wheels via our iDevices with Motorcycle Driving School.You know that moment when you’re playing Grand Theft Auto and you say to yourself, “I think I’m going to stick to the rules of the road…
  • Next Apple Event: Retina iMac, 12″ MBA, New iPads Coming

    ronaldcarlson
    29 Sep 2014 | 10:49 am
    Apple and its excellent new iPhone 6, not so bendy iPhone 6 Plus and “one janky update aside” iOS 8 have generated huge news and buzz. However, Tim Cook’s Cupertino crew is just getting warmed up. While we’ve already had some Mac updates, Retina iMacs and MacBook Airs are in the pipe, as are new iPads for the next Apple Event.Earlier this year, when Apple launched its new low-cost 2014 iMac, pretty much everyone was disappointed with the HUGE performance tradeoff Apple enforced for a paltry $100 discount.Those holding out hope for more got a shot of optimism when the…
  • iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus: The Best, Most Durable Smartphones

    ronaldcarlson
    28 Sep 2014 | 6:49 pm
    Do the words “bendgate” or “bandghazi” make you smile? Then go away and get the real iPhone 6 science (science, it’s gonna be big). For the rest of us, Apple’s “bad week” was more about the self mocking parody that is the media than either measurably excellent iPhone 6s or Tim Cook’s $600 billion company.“It’s sort of boring to say that the iPhone 6 is the best smartphone you can buy,” writes Verge reviewer David Pierce. “But it is. It’s the best because it’s the only phone that doesn’t come with any…
  • Camera Plus iOS App Review

    Henry Dowling
    28 Sep 2014 | 2:41 pm
    Camera Plus: Capture remotely with AirSnapGlobal DelightPhoto & Video$ 1.99DownloadThese days it’s not just happy snappers who are satisfied with their smartphone cameras to take care of their general photography needs. The cameras on the latest devices are now powerful enough that even industry professionals will reach for their smartphones at times. The most amateurish photographer can create stunning compositions with ease thanks to your iPhone’s impressive camera hardware and clever software trickery. The standard iOS photography software is good enough that it’s…
 
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    Chaaps

  • Philips Xenium W6110 – The Phone with Everlasting battery

    Chethan Thimmappa
    29 Sep 2014 | 9:53 pm
    Philips is making some news by launching back to back smartphones. After Philips W3500 we got a chance to review another device from Philips named Xenium W6110. Highlights for Philips Xenium W6610 Massive 5300 mAh battery with a dedicated Power-saving switch. 5” inch smartphone with IPS Display. 8 MP Camera with Auto-focus. 1.3Ghz Quadcore processor.   First impression The very first thing which I noticed as soon as I held the phone on my hand is the weight.  The device weighs 200 grams, Initially I felt it was bit heavy, gradually i got used to it.  There is a power saving…
  • Brother DCP –J105 : The Multi-function Inkjet Printer

    Chethan Thimmappa
    11 Sep 2014 | 6:13 pm
    This exciting new range boasts low ink cost, and is aimed at high print-volume users who appreciate low running cost. The new inkjet Multi-Function Centre range allows users to benefit from cost savings with its very affordable 2,400^ page-yield cartridges which cost MRP Rs.530 only. These super high yield InkBenefit cartridges also enable users to make less frequent ink purchases and enjoy greater convenience. Moreover, with individual ink cartridge system, users may replace individual colour only when required to avoid unnecessary wastage. Brother’s accessible, front-loaded ink cartridges…
  • Lava launches Fashionable Lava Iris 460 with Handcrafted Leather Back Cover

    Chethan Thimmappa
    3 Sep 2014 | 10:25 am
    LAVA International Limited, a fast growing company in the mobile handset industry, today unveiled Iris 460 which is a fashionable mid-range Smartphone with a leather back cover aptly suited for consumers who would like to make a distinct style statement. The Iris 460 is fully loaded with a host of excellent features and the latest technology to take on the best in the range.   The classy looking Iris 460 comes with a beautiful handcrafted black leather back case with Gun Metal Middle Housing that makes it not only a phone but a beautiful accessory as well. Furthermore, it is equipped…
  • Opera Mini for Windows Phone is now available in Beta.

    Chethan Thimmappa
    2 Sep 2014 | 6:51 pm
    There is always a short coming for browsers in windows phone ecosystem. Till now the only popular browsers for windows phone which I noticed were Internet Explorer 11 ( comes built in with the phone) and UC Browser( This browser is popular in windows phone).   Opera Mini is a well known browser and very popular on feature phones and android devices.  Opera also has their own high end browser called Coast, designed for iPad. So what is making news?  Opera mini is available as beta for windows phone now. You can register yourself at http://opera.com/wpbeta to try out this beta version.
  • Philips W3500 Review: A Decent Android Smartphone

    Chethan Thimmappa
    29 Aug 2014 | 8:01 pm
    Highlights for Philips W3500  1.3 Ghz Quad core Processor 5” Smartphone Dual SIM (GSM and WCDMA) 5 Mega Pixel camera with built in flash. The Philips w3500 is a large phone with 5 inch WFVGA display running on 1.3Ghz processor.  I found the phone fits perfectly into your pocket also the build quality is fairly good.  This Philips phone runs on 4.2.2 version of Android OS  (Jellybean) . Quickly you can notice the large screen with Philips logo.  The Phone comes with 2 slots for SIM card and 1 slot for memory card ( up to 32 GB). Initial set up Setting up the phone was easy.  After…
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    MIKESHOUTS

  • Jamstik is a Half Size Digital Guitar Designed for Beginners and Music Creators, and Anyone In-between

    mike chua
    29 Sep 2014 | 7:55 pm
    fancy practicing your guitar shredding skills or perhaps, create music while on the move? well, this half-size digital guitar, known as Jamstik, might just be your cuppa. Jamstik not only takes guitar learning and music making into the digital age, but assimilate it into the mobile culture so you can do the things you love to do on-the-go. it is designed for iPad, iPhone and Mac machines, letting you practice your skills or make music using iOS apps or Mac applications. measuring a mere 16-inch long (around 40 centimeters) and tipping the scale at just 2 lbs 4 oz (a little over 1 kilogram),…
  • Play Host to Your Backyard Party, But Let This Remote Control Rover Cooler Do the Walking for You

    mike chua
    29 Sep 2014 | 5:12 pm
    everyone loves a party or two sometimes, but while organizing party is great, we can’t say the same to playing host. it kills your time when you could be chilling out on a float in the middle of your pool. with the Pepsi Remote Control Rover Cooler, you could use a little tech to help you serve the drinks around, while pumping out some tunes along the way. it comes with a remote control that lets you maneuver it like any radio control toy from over 100 feet away. the cooler itself has a 32-can capacity and boasts a roto-molded construction for impact resistance and durability, while…
  • GoPro HERO4 Brings 4K Recording to Action Camera, Cost $499.99

    mike chua
    29 Sep 2014 | 7:27 am
    when we first saw GoPro few years ago, we didn’t think this ‘non-aerodynamic’ action cam will make such an astounding impact in the world of action cam. fast forward today, not only did this now-iconic rectangular action cam defines what an action cam should be, it now brings eye-popping 4K recording into the action cam with its latest GoPro HERO4 Black action camera. just not too long ago, to record 4K video, you will need nothing less than a typical DSLR size equipment but, you can capture that same exhilarating image quality at 30fps with something that fits right in your…
  • Triangle Tree Wants You to Eat Your Spoon After Using It

    mike chua
    29 Sep 2014 | 1:36 am
    if you eat takeout often, then you are guilty of contributing the hard-to-decomposed, non-biodegradable disposal plastic spoons. apparently, it takes at least 20 years for it to decomposed under “best conditions” or over 1,000 years in less-than-ideal conditions such as landfills. sounds a little scary, doesn’t it? disposable plastic spoons might be small, but they do adds up over time, unless you could eat the spoon after using it, then that would solve the problem. that’s exactly what Triangle Tree is proposing with The Edible Spoon. Edible Spoon is an utensil that…
  • Mercedes-Benz Wants to Eliminate Road Accidents with Self-driving Truck, Future Truck 2025

    mike chua
    29 Sep 2014 | 12:29 am
    drug use, illicit or not, driver fatigue, distractions, unfamiliar roads, failure to check blind spots are just some of main cause of heavy truck accidents which, according to a study, accounts for as many as 3,757 death in 2011 in the U.S. alone and often the trucks involved are heavy truck weighing over 10,000 lbs and usually were combination trucks such as semi, or prime mover or trailer as it is sometime refer to. with more large commercial trucks expected to ply the roads, things could only get worst, but not if Mercedes-Benz could help it. the Future Truck 2015 is the German…
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    Android Geeks » Android News

  • Moto 360 Battery Life Improved by the Latest Software Update

    Liviu Anca
    29 Sep 2014 | 1:59 pm
    Google introduced Android Wear back in March and Motorola was one of the first OEMs to announce a smartwatch powered by the new platform alongside LG. The Moto 360 was detailed earlier this month at IFA and made available for purchase soon after. Early reviews of the Moto 360 have bashed the Android Wear device for […]
  • New Moto Shamu (aka Nexus 6) Leaked Photo Reveals “About Phone” Page

    Liviu Anca
    29 Sep 2014 | 1:27 pm
    Early this year it was rumored that the Nexus family of devices will be replaced by a new Google program called Android Silver. After a Google employee officially has dismissed the rumors that said that the Nexus line-up will be discontinued, reports of unannounced Nexus hardware started to surface online. First we heard about an HTC-made […]
  • Motorola Droid Turbo Specs Leak via GFXBench

    Liviu Anca
    29 Sep 2014 | 12:59 pm
    Motorola recently released two Android-powered smartphones, but it looks like more will be coming soon. Besides the highly-anticipated Moto Shamu (aka Nexus 6), Motorola will reportedly release a new Verizon-exclusive device. The rumor mill says it will be called Motorola Droid Turbo and that it will have a Kevlar-covered back. Courtesy of GFXBench logs now we get […]
  • Samsung Galaxy Note Edge Price Revealed in the UK

    Liviu Anca
    29 Sep 2014 | 12:40 pm
    Earlier this month, Samsung introduced their next-gen flagship phablets at their Unpacked event: the Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note Edge. While the former device is already up for grabs on certain markets, the Galaxy Note Edge will debut in the coming months. During the Galaxy Note Edge launch event Samsung said that the phone’s pricing will be […]
  • Best Android Apps of the Week: Vine 2.5, Javelin Browser, Ready Contact List, and More

    Liviu Anca
    29 Sep 2014 | 10:52 am
    Contents:Microsoft Remote Desktop – FreeVine 2.5 – FreeJavelin Browser 4.1.3 – FreeToday Calendar 2.1 – FreeAvast Mobile Security and Antivirus – FreeReady Contact List – FreeIt’s time for another edition of our Best Android Apps of the Week column. As you may know, this article aims to help you choose the best apps that are […]
 
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    QualityPoint Blogs

  • Richard Branson Quotes

    27 Sep 2014 | 8:53 am
    Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson is an English business magnate and investor. He is best known as the founder of Virgin Group, which comprises more than 400 companies. Born: July 18, 1950 United Kingdom   The best way of learning about anything is by doing.You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing, and by falling over.Do not be embarrassed by your failures, learn from them and start again.If somebody offers you an amazing opportunity but you are not sure you can do it, say yes – then learn how to do it later!Throwing yourself into a job you…
  • Google's 16th Birthday Doodle

    26 Sep 2014 | 7:23 am
    Google is showing an animated Doodle on September 27, 2014 for celebrating its 16th Birthday. Music Credit: Kevin Macleod
  • 10 Facts about Google's Project Ara

    25 Sep 2014 | 2:09 am
    Ten facts about Project Ara which is Google's revolutionary modular phone system. Watch Project Ara Prototype demo at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0He3Jr-fZh0 Music Credit: Kevin MacLeod Note: This video was created based on details available at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Project_Ara at the time of creating this video. For the latest updates about Project Ara visit http://www.projectara.com/faq
  • India’s Mars Mission Successful in maiden attempt

    24 Sep 2014 | 12:46 am
    ISRO’s Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) successfully entered the Martian orbit  on Wednesday. India has become the first nation in the world to have entered the Mars orbit in the first attempt. European, US and Russian probes have managed to orbit or land on the planet, but after several attempts. The 3,000 pound Mars satellite cost $75 million and 18 months to build. ISRO launched the satellite Mangalyaan (Hindi for “Mars craft”) in November of last year. The probe has spent the last 300 days journeying more than 420 million miles between Earth and the red planet at a speed of…
  • Yahoo acquires Bangalore startup Bookpad

    23 Sep 2014 | 10:00 am
    Yahoo has acquired Bangalore-Based Bookpad, Makers Of Online File Editing And Collaboration Software Docspad. This follows Facebook’s January acquisition of Bangalore-based Little Eye Labs and Google’s acquisition of Imperium. Bookpad was founded in 2013 by three Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati – Aditya Bandi, Niketh Sabbineni, and Ashwik Reddy. “With Docspad, we’re helping to build a web where no one needs to download any document,” wrote Aditya Bandi, CEO and co-founder on his blog. Docspad supports Word, Powerpoint, Excel, PDF, ODT, ODP, ODX and ePub 2.0, as well…
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    Ideageek

  • Suggest Movie consente di cercare i film secondo anno, genere e votazione su Android

    Amaiyume
    29 Sep 2014 | 8:37 am
    Esistono un sacco di servizi per avere suggerimenti su film da guardare, ma molti sono web app pensate per essere usate da un browser desktop, idealmente. C’è spazio allora per una semplice applicazione che fa ciò che offrono questi servizi, ma su mobile. Ecco allora Suggest Movie, una applicazione Android gratuita che offre una gamma di filtri in base a anno, genere e valutazione per la ricerca di un film da guardare. L’app è composta da non più di due schermate; nella prima vengono impostati i filtri. L’anno di uscita è impostato come intervallo di anni, seguito dal…
  • Video To Gif Converter trasforma interi video o porzioni di essi in gif animate

    Amaiyume
    29 Sep 2014 | 7:39 am
    Cute Video to GIF Converter consente di convertire molti popolari formati di file video in GIF animate. Ciò che lo rende speciale rispetto ad altri strumenti simili è che si possono convertire video completi oppure selezionare solo piccole porzioni di essi per la conversione. Il programma consente inoltre di visualizzare in anteprima i fotogrammi video sulla relativa interfaccia. Questo consente di avere un’idea precisa di cosa si stia estraendo dal video in oggetto. Non solo, il convertitore fornisce anche l’anteprima in tempo reale della GIF risultante. Un’altra…
  • Ottenere Inviti Ello, il nuovo Social Network Anti Facebook

    Redazione
    28 Sep 2014 | 3:54 am
    Niente nome reale, e niente pubblicità: Ello prova la rivoluzione del Social Ecco Ello, un nuovo Social Network (da non confondere con Hello Kitty o Halo)  basato sulla semplicità e sull’iterazione degli utenti; che sta ottenendo feedback positivi da tutto il mondo; grazie ai primi trentamila curiosi (tra cui il sottoscritto) che hanno avuto l’onore di provare la beta pubblica di un prodotto che mira in alto. L’idea del creatore Paul Budniz è estremamente semplice: ascoltare i problemi e le lamentele degli utenti Facebook, per poter proporre un prodotto più gradito ed…
  • Per chi non ha la nanosim. Quali sono le alternative

    Ines
    27 Sep 2014 | 3:00 am
    Cosa c’è di più fastidioso nel comprare un cellulare nuovo? Avere naturalmente la delusione del fatto che questo prende le NanoSim e che la nostra SIM è di tipo grande e quindi non può entrare nel nostro nuovo acquisto. Ecco come fare. Le alternative per chi non ha ancora la nanosim  Ecco quali sono i rimedi per risolvere la situazione: Tagliare la nostra SIM, effettuando il tutto con delle forbici o con i macchinari adatti (spesso sono dei cosetti di plastica, comunque) rischiando così di rompere la SIM e perdere tutti i nostri dati e numeri Comprare una NanoSim direttamente dal…
  • IT Taxi, arriva la concorrenza per Uber

    Gio Tuzzi
    26 Sep 2014 | 1:30 pm
    E’ stata lanciata in ben quaranta città in tutta Italia: stiamo parlando della prima app che ha intenzione di fare concorrenza a Uber. Questo titolo prende il nome di IT Taxi e si caratterizza per essere un’app che si può scaricare in via del tutto gratuita e che offre la possibilità di prenotare, ma anche pagare e lasciare una recensione in relazione al taxi che è stato sfruttato, ovviamente impiegando dispositivi mobili. IT Taxi è un servizio che è stato messo a disposizione per smartphone e tablet iOS e Android e che funziona in modo davvero semplice. Dopo aver portato a termine…
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    E-junkie.info - Small Business, Self Publishing, E-Commerce Blog

  • How to Navigate the Perils of Self-Publishing

    15 Sep 2014 | 3:45 pm
    As recently as ten years ago, self -publishing was not all that easy. You had to find a decent place to print your book, fork over some dough, and wait for the books to arrive. You couldn’t order piecemeal or wait for some orders to roll in first, you had to buy a bunch and hope for the best. Still, writers would pay thousands of dollars for this option if they were not able to find a publishing company. Like authors, independent musicians and filmmakers were in this same tough spot too.  Today, we have more options.  You can self-publish by creating digital files of your material…
  • How to Personify Your Brand Online

    15 Sep 2014 | 3:00 pm
    When setting up a web based business, one thing to keep in mind is that your buyers will not see sales people. They will not be meeting you, or any of your employees, face-to-face. People have an innate ability to read other people's faces and their body language. A cashier or salesperson can earn trust and appeal to buyers by engaging, making eye contact, smiling. But what do you do if you when you sell your products online and such aspects cannot be read by your buyers?One thing to do is to avoid humor that is not overt. When someone is reading something online…
  • Go Fund Them: E-Junkie’s IndieGoGo Project Picks

    5 Sep 2014 | 4:32 pm
    Over 2500 years ago someone wrote on a tablet, in cuneiform, that “Everyone wants to write a book.” Mind you, that person was including that as evidence that “the end of the world was approaching.”  Today, everyone does want to write a book, or release an album, make a film, start a business and so on. Luckily, now we have ways to self publish. And better yet... if the cost is beyond what we can handle, we have website to find help with making our dreams come true. Here are a couple projects E-junkie thinks are worthwhile (and worthy of your support).  Ritot…
  • Online Shop Tips & Tricks: Offering Product Discount by Percentage

    3 Sep 2014 | 2:35 pm
    One support request we see often in regards to our discount feature is how to set a percent based discount for just one product. We see it so often because the option to select either a Flat or Percent discount is grayed out when a product is selected.The simplest way to handle this is to just calculate the percentage from the item and enter in the flat amount in.  For example if your product is $10.99 and you want a 25% discount, you would enter in a flat amount of $2.75 as the flat amount since 25% of $10.99 is $2.7475 you would round up, or you could round down if you want.There…
  • Website Tips: Refrain from Auto Play

    1 Sep 2014 | 10:00 am
    Well that's annoying.When you walk into a store, or a shopping center, or even a restaurant, you cannot help but notice the look of the building and the layout of the products. The general appearance and upkeep is important to not only bring customers back, but to have knowledge of the store spread by word of mouth. No matter how polite the sales-people are, how amazing the products, or how delicious the food is; if the store looks dilapidated, the products are all over the floor, or the food comes from the kitchen as a mess on the plate, people will not want to come back.  That's why…
 
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    Savvy Chick

  • Diamond + is the first 3-in-1 Bluetooth Speaker

    Savvy Chick
    22 Sep 2014 | 7:00 am
    Yantouch introduced a new Bluetooth Speaker that not only just reproduces quality sound but also has smart light with 16 million colors that pulsates with the beat of the music. The speaker also has sleep/wake-up alarm feature with lighting and music. This new Bluetooth speaker is great for camping and parties. It can produce variety […]
  • The Ascent Becomes the Latest Must-Have Vaporizer

    Savvy Chick
    7 Jul 2014 | 11:52 am
    Since becoming a must-have consumer accessory over the past few years, vaporizers have evolved from big box devices to sleek, fast portables. In this up-and-coming industry, Vape World has officially begun providing the newest innovation in vape technology, the DaVinci Ascent Vaporizer. While other vaporizers have traditionally been bulky and inconvenient for travel, the Ascent […]
  • KABLAM is the toughest screen protector

    Savvy Chick
    27 Jun 2014 | 10:41 am
    Do you find yourself worrying about your smartphone’s screen cracking again or your watch getting scratched? With Kablam you never have to worry about this problem again. Kablam has sustained the toughest test (even hammering it won’t crack it) proving that it is the best screen and lens protector out there. In the video on […]
  • ContactBox – the contact sharing app

    Savvy Chick
    23 Jun 2014 | 8:04 am
    ContactBox is a free productivity app that provide users with the ability to share entire contact lists and manage them together similar to the way Dropbox lets users share files. Contact Box was created to meet the need of contact organization and collaboration. Smartphone users have a range of applications helping them share photos (Instagram), […]
  • Frebble hold hands online

    Savvy Chick
    17 Jun 2014 | 7:24 am
    Frebble, a new device from Holland Haptics that lets you ‘hold hands online’ with someone no matter where they are! They will feel your squeeze, when you squeeze it. An accessory that is ideal for everyone. The importance of touch in maintaining the strength of social relationships has been proven time and again through scientific […]
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    Two Way Radios

  • What Comes with the Motorola CLS1110?

    admin
    25 Sep 2014 | 11:41 am
    CLS1110 Standard Equipment One Rechargeable Motorola Radio model CLS1110 Lithium Ion Battery Pack (up to 12 hours of life per charge) Charging Adapter and Stand Up Drop-In Charging Tray W/ Extra Battery Charge Port Swivel Belt Holster with 2.5″ Spring Clip for use with the CLS1110 handheld radio Motorola CLS1110 User Guide Motorola CLS1110 Accessory Brochure Warranty Card & 12 Month Motorola Warranty – Extended 12 Month Warranty Available The Motorola CLS1110 two way radio is a 1 Watt 1 Channel UHF business radio that operates on 56 UHF Business Exclusive Frequencies and 122…
  • What Does the Warranty Cover?

    admin
    22 Sep 2014 | 11:21 am
    Motorola Two Way Radio Warranty: Motorola Business Two Way Radios and accessories are covered by a One Year Replacement Warranty against defects in material and workmanship under normal use from date of original purchase by the end user. This warranty excludes units which show signs of abuse or excessive wear, and water damage. Vertex Standard Two Way Radio Warranty: Vertex Standard Two Way Radios are covered by a Three Year Repair Warranty against defects in material and workmanship under normal use from date of original purchase by the end user. This warranty excludes units which show signs…
  • Are There Waterproof Two Way Radios?

    admin
    19 Sep 2014 | 12:23 pm
    Yes, there are waterproof two way radios!All business tier Motorola and Vertex Standard two way radios are water resistant, but not all of them are waterproof.Below you will find a list of waterproof two way radios.Each waterproof two way radio listed below is submersible for 3 feet for up to 30 minutes! All VX-450 Series Radios are waterproof and available in UHF or VHF radio frequencies 1.   VX-451 The VX-451-AG7B-5 UNI (UHF) and VX-451-AD0B-5 UNI (VHF) are 5-watt, 32-channel handheld radios that come complete with a belt clip, 9.5 hour lithium ion battery pack, 3 hour rapid charger,…
  • Motorola Rebate – Buy 6 Radios, Get 1 Radio Free, or 1 Multi-Charger Free!

    admin
    3 Sep 2014 | 11:04 am
    Motorola Rebate: Buy 6 Two Way Radios, Get 1 Two Way Radio Free, or 1 Multi-Charger Free! Take advantage of the Motorola Rebate with the Motorola RDX Series, Motorola CLP Series, Motorola CLS Series, Motorola DTR Series, and Motorola RM Series. All Motorola business radios are in stock and ready to ship to fulfill your walkie talkie needs.  Eligible Motorola handheld radios are shown above.  Each radio comes complete with a belt clip, battery pack, single unit charger, and a 1-year Motorola warranty. The Motorola rebate goes from September 1st, 2014 – December 31st, 2014.
  • How Do I Prolong My Two Way Radio Battery Lifespan?

    admin
    5 Aug 2014 | 1:12 pm
    Here are 5 tips to help you get the most out of your two way radio batteries: Turn the radio off while it’s charging Don’t leave it on the charger for more than one night at a time Wipe it off regularly with a napkin or paper towel to prevent dust/grime build up Store the battery in a dry place at room temperature (extreme environments and temperatures are not good for the life of the battery) Replace batteries older than 18 months – batteries will wear out after 12 to 18 months Note:Make sure the battery really is the problem.  Sometimes the charger may be the issue, not the…
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    Skyje

  • The Best Social Media Websites You Should Be Using By Now

    skyje
    25 Sep 2014 | 2:36 am
    Social media has progressed at an alarming rate over the last ten years. While we might have started out with websites like Faceparty and Myspace, modern equivalents are now geared a little more towards the business user. Indeed, those company owners who don’t use social media will almost certainly miss out on a lot of […] The post The Best Social Media Websites You Should Be Using By Now appeared first on Skyje.
  • 5 Ways Smaller Advertising Agencies Are Better Than the Giants

    skyje
    25 Sep 2014 | 2:21 am
    5 Ways Smaller Advertising Agencies Are Better Than the Giants Deciding to turn to an outside company to assist with your business’ advertising needs is a big step. Of course, simply making the choice to bring in the ad pros is just the tip of the iceberg. Amongst advertising agencies, you’ll find a wide array […] The post 5 Ways Smaller Advertising Agencies Are Better Than the Giants appeared first on Skyje.
  • 3M Global B2B Business Systems gets a hybris Upgrade

    skyje
    24 Sep 2014 | 5:48 pm
    World renowned diversified manufacturer of Scotch brand tapes and sticky notes, 3M, launched a new hybris ecommerce platform to enhance its global multichannel sales. The hybris technology will enable the company to scale its business capabilities to new business opportunities and further expand its global presence. 3M Company, once known as the Minnesota Mining and […] The post 3M Global B2B Business Systems gets a hybris Upgrade appeared first on Skyje.
  • Blue Host – the best web hosting

    skyje
    18 Sep 2014 | 2:42 am
    If you are looking for the best web hosting there is, then you have come to the right place. BlueHost will definitely convince you that it is the right solution to your problems and that its tools and features will totally meet your requirements. As far as money is concerned, there is nothing you should […] The post Blue Host – the best web hosting appeared first on Skyje.
  • Step-by-Step Video Editing for Beginners

    skyje
    15 Sep 2014 | 4:56 am
    The last step in the video production process is to edit your video. Now, when it comes to video editing, you have a lot of choices out there. Most of them are paid, but there are also a lot of good free solutions too. Adobe Premiere First in line is Adobe Premier. This is the […] The post Step-by-Step Video Editing for Beginners appeared first on Skyje.
 
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    RayOnStorage Blog

  • New Global Learning XPrize opens

    Ray
    24 Sep 2014 | 2:57 pm
    Read a post this week in Gizmag about the new Global Learning XPrize. Past XPrize contests have dealt with suborbital spaceflight, super-efficient automobiles,  oil cleanup, and  lunar landers. Current open XPrize contests include: Google Lunar Lander, Qualcomm Tricorder medical diagnosis, Nokia Health Sensing/monitoring and Wendy Schmidt Ocean Health Sensing. So what’s left? World literacy There are probably a host of issues that the next XPrize could go after but one that might just change the world is to improve children literacy.  According to UNESCO (2nd Global Report on…
  • Token ring road traffic control and congestion management

    Ray
    21 Sep 2014 | 4:43 pm
    Read an article the other day in Wired, A system to cut traffic that just might work, about two MIT students doing research to help Singapore better manage traffic congestion. They have come up with a sort of token ring network for traffic. In their approach every car when it enters a “congestion zone” is suppplied an electronic token and when that car leaves the zone it retires it’s token (sound familiar). When the zone is too congested, no new tokens are handed out and cars are re-routed around the zone using GPS provided directions. It seems a bit hokey but using tokens…
  • Protest intensity, world news database and big data – chart of the month

    Ray
    5 Sep 2014 | 1:31 pm
    Read an article the other day on the analysis of the Arab Spring (Did the Arab Spring really spark a wave of global protests, in Foreign Policy) using a Google Ideas sponsored project, the GDELT Project (Global Database of Events, Language and Tone) file of  events extracted from worldwide media sources.  The GDELT database uses sophisticated language processing to extract “event” data from news media streams and supplies this information in database form.  The database can be analyzed  to identify  trends in world events and possibly to better understand what led up to…
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    Tech Hamlet

  • Fleksy : A Smart Record Breaking Keyboard for Your Smartphone

    Pubudu Kodikara
    26 Sep 2014 | 5:53 pm
    If you want freedom from the default keyboard of your device, we have a new suggestion for you. A smart record breaking keyboard app which can correct you even if you type every letter of the word incorrectly! A super genius! Fleksy is trying to make things easier for you so that you can focus on increasing your typing speed. So how can it predict the correct word even if you type every letter wrong? Intelligence! Fleksy does not check where you type. It checks your typing pattern and does...
  • Ubuntu 14.10 Final Beta : No New Features? What's Wrong with Ubuntu?

    Pubudu Kodikara
    26 Sep 2014 | 9:12 am
    Ok, Canonical have just released the final beta of next Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn). What are the major changes we have? Well, almost none! There are some under the hood changes and updates like improved hybrid graphic support, support for systemd, a new kernel, etc. But as far as the normal user would concern, there are no major changes! Ubuntu 14.10 won't even get a new default desktop wallpaper and thought to be the only release which doesn't bring any new features to their beloved DE...
  • iPhone 6 Plus Bends! It's Not as Hard as You Think. So Be Careful

    Pubudu Kodikara
    24 Sep 2014 | 10:05 am
    Updated : Planning to buy an incredible iPhone 6 plus? Wait! There's one important feature in the big iPhone which you should know before wasting your money on one. Ladies and gentlemen, boy and girls, I give you the incredible, iPhone 6 plus flex! Yes yes yes... The iPhone 6 plus is flexible! NO not really. Recently we saw a lot of complaints about the bending of the new large iPhone. The iPhone 6 Could Bend In Your Pocket… !! haha.. love u APPLE pic.twitter.com/MJV2s5kT1a—...
  • Unable to Access Windows Partitions from Linux. Two Ways to Fix it

    Pubudu Kodikara
    24 Sep 2014 | 8:44 am
    If you have installed both Linux and Windows on your machine you might have faced some issues when trying to open the Windows partitions from Linux. Normally Linux should be able to open all Windows partitions but what am I doing wrong? Some say its because we hibernated the Windows machine. But sometimes we can't open the drives even when we didn't hibernate the system! Whats going on? How can we fix this? Let's find out the real problem This problem is indeed coming because of...
  • Peggo the best YouTube Video or Mp3 Downloader. No Ads, No Malware..

    Pubudu Kodikara
    23 Sep 2014 | 8:24 am
    There are many services out there in the wild to help you with YouTube video downloading. But most of them are full of intrusive, malicious and irritating ads! Banners, pop ups, videos... You can't even find the real download link of your video. Want salvation from that hell? Peggo will help you. Peggo is nice and clean No ads, no malware, everything is clean. Now that's what we want! Its not a simple YouTube downloader. It have many cool features. First note that it not only support...
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    Geeky Stuffs

  • HOW TO : Backup and Restore Files and Settings in Windows Phone 8.1

    Shaan Haider
    29 Sep 2014 | 12:42 am
    For any smartphone user, the biggest disaster and nightmare comes in the form of data lost. You can lose your smartphone data in many way – while updating your device, factory resetting it, by accidently deleting a file and in the worst case when you lose your device itself or something goes terribly wrong with it. We all know how important the data on our smartphone are, so it is necessary and
  • Top 10 Funniest iPhone 6 Plus #BendGate Jokes and Memes

    Shaan Haider
    25 Sep 2014 | 1:55 pm
    Whenever an iPhone is launched, it comes out with lots of controversies and issues. Earlier iPhones had the issues of weak signal, fast battery draining, scuffle and scratches, light leaks from the corner of the screen etc. All these issues gives iPhone haters and the competitor brands the opportunity to make fun of Apple and iPhone. Though it is not good for the consumer point of view, it
  • Top 10 Hidden Features of Apple iOS 8 You Should Know

    Shaan Haider
    24 Sep 2014 | 5:38 am
    Apple iOS 8 is finally here and people are downloading it over their devices like iPhone and iPads. If you are going to buy the iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus then, iOS8 will come preinstalled on it. Apple iOS 8 brings lots of new features to the iOS 8 and most of the features are much popular and publicized. But there are also few features which are well hidden in the UI or just not much popular
  • HOW TO : Turn Off the iMessage Read Receipts in iOS 8 on iPhone

    Shaan Haider
    23 Sep 2014 | 7:10 am
    Read Receipts are a great feature and that is why, most of the IM services and even Facebook and Microsoft Outlook provides this amazing feature. It let you know when your message has been read by the recipients. But though you would love to know about the status of your message, you may not want other people to know if you have read their messages or not for various reasons. Due to this, it is
  • Gionee S5.5 : Hands-On Review

    Shaan Haider
    23 Sep 2014 | 12:09 am
    Gionee is slowly getting popularity in the world of Android smartphone, specially in India where lots of Chinese OEM are entering because of the potential market. Recently when Gionee launched S5.5, it created lots of waves as the device was claimed to be world's thinnest smartphone having just 5.5mm thickness. We tried our hands on Gionee S5.5 recently and in this post, we are going to share
 
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    GirlyGeekdom

  • IFA 2014: An INsider Perspective #LenovoIN

    Sarah Lamb
    8 Sep 2014 | 7:51 am
    Last week was a crazy week full of geeky goodness and gadgets galore thanks to a fantastic invitation from Lenovo to attend the IFA Conference in Berlin.  For those who don’t know what the IFA conference is it is basically the European version of CES (a massive gadget show) only better as it is more focused […]
  • Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 11s Review

    Sarah Lamb
    30 Jul 2014 | 7:00 am
    For the past month I’ve been using my shiny new Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 11s laptop as my main machine. My first impression of this laptop is that it is small and understated… In fact you might be tricked into thinking it was a low powered machine based on its size when in fact it has […]
  • Sennheiser MOMENTUM On-Ear Headphone Review

    Sarah Lamb
    21 Jul 2014 | 8:00 am
    Being a big fan of in ear headphones and a Sennheiser fan I was excited to be able to have a good play with the latest MOMENTUM on-ear headphones in the Brazilian World Cup colours.  After all you can’t help but get swept up in what was World Cup mayhem! I’m not usually one for […]
  • The smallest phone charger ever…

    Sarah Lamb
    16 Jul 2014 | 9:30 am
    If you are anything like me then inevitably pretty much every time you are about to head out you check your phone and there is no charge in it. It’s a really common problem.  Even worse you are already out an you’ve just found that it’s low on charge and will run out before you […]
  • 5 Things to do when Facebook is down…

    Sarah Lamb
    19 Jun 2014 | 1:22 am
    Many of you are sat there wondering what to do with yourselves whilst Facebook is down… Well here are a few simple ideas: Try a new or different social media platform.  Most people have reverted to Twitter or G+ whilst Facebook sort out their site but why not also consider browsing a few pinboards on […]
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    High Tech in the Hub

  • Finding the Minimum Viable Feature (MVF)

    Joe Kinsella
    27 Sep 2014 | 8:23 am
    I like to think that if software development had Ten Commandments, the first would be: Thou shalt not build something that doesn’t matter. There is no more profound waste of talent and effort than to have engineers build software that doesn’t get used by customers, or add-value elsewhere in a product. Unfortunately it happens all the time in both small and large companies. The result is a lost opportunity, a reduction in market momentum, and usually disappointment from everyone involved. My Early Mistakes When I started CloudHealth, I drove a Lean process to build out my early Minimum…
  • Quote: Playing the Odds

    Joe Kinsella
    24 Sep 2014 | 7:23 am
    This quote from Ben Horowitz's The Hard Thing About Hard Things really struck me: Startup CEOs should not play the odds. When you are building a company, you must believe there is an answer, and you cannot pay attention to your odds of finding it. You just have to find it. It matters not whether your chances are 9 in 10 or 1 in a 1000. Your task is the same. Almost every substantial breakthrough in my career has been preceeded by a period of time in which I had no idea how I was going to do what needed to be done. Sometimes you just need to decide what needs to be done, believe you can do it,…
  • Photo: Fort Point at Dusk

    Joe Kinsella
    24 Sep 2014 | 7:12 am
    Picture taken from Summer Street bridge as I walked to train last night.
  • Entrepreneurship: The Chicken and the Pig

    Joe Kinsella
    18 Sep 2014 | 6:04 pm
    There are many ingredients that go into building a company: hard work, emotional fortitude, agility, willingness to take risks, fanatical commitment to driving customer value, ability to execute in the face of ambiguity, and more. But there is one ingredient that often gets overlooked: an ability to will something to happen. If entrepreneurship is the creation of something from nothing, that process starts with a belief the something can be made to happen. What is often started by the willpower of a single individual, can only expand by surrounding yourself with committed and like-minded…
  • Hacking at CloudHealth

    Joe Kinsella
    18 Sep 2014 | 4:30 pm
    A little more than 26 hours after it had started, the votes were tallied and the winners announced. The prizes for the winners ranged from Bose headphones to dinner at a local restaurant to stock options. Steve took home our top prize for his work on internal customer reporting, which received lots of cheers, the loudest of which came from our solution architects. But before I get ahead of myself, let me go back to the beginning. I’m a big believer in company sponsored hackathons. They provide a much needed break from the daily grind of building a product, and can be a cathartic release for…
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    Techno360.in

  • IObit Uninstaller 4 Released

    Ramakanth
    26 Sep 2014 | 11:54 am
    BY Ramakanth IObit Uninstaller 4 has been released, the new version of this powerful unistaller arrives with several new features and enhancements. IObit Uninstaller 4 supports un-installation of Windows 8 Metro apps, this means you can uninstall all the touch-optimized apps and furthermore with a single you can remove as many apps as you want with the […] This is a post from Techno360.in...
  • Norton AntiVirus 2014 free for 6 Months

    Ramakanth
    17 Sep 2014 | 6:21 pm
    BY Ramakanth Norton AntiVirus 2014 from Symantec is one of the top rated security suite that offers all-around computer security. A one year license of this product sells for $49/€37 , but now you can get around $24 worth 6 month subscription of Norton AntiVirus 2014 for free. Symantec’s Norton Antivirus (NAV) has been solidly protecting PCs […] This is a post from Techno360.in Read...
  • Get Glary Utilities Pro 5 for Free

    Ramakanth
    16 Sep 2014 | 2:21 am
    BY Ramakanth Glary Utilities Pro is a powerful windows maintenance tool that will help you to keep your system in prime condition. Normally a one year license of  Glary Utilities Pro version will cost $39.95, but now you can get the latest version (v5) of this software for free . Glary Utilities Pro helps you to make […] This is a post from Techno360.in Read the Orginal Post : Get Glary...
  • Get Todoist Premium free for 6 Months

    Ramakanth
    9 Sep 2014 | 10:35 pm
    BY Ramakanth Todoist Premium is a task manager app/service that automatically syncs your tasks across 13 platforms, this includes Android,Chrome,Firefox, Gmail, iOS, Mac, Web, Outlook and Windows platforms. Busy lives need organisation and you certainly get that with Todoist premium, consider one of the top task-management apps, this app is easy-to-use and effective at helping you manage...
  • Get WinUtilities Pro for Free

    Ramakanth
    8 Sep 2014 | 5:10 pm
    BY Ramakanth WinUtilities Pro is a system tweaking suite that offers more than 20 different  tools  designed to improve or optimise and speedup your system performance (PC).It consists of utilities to clean registry, temporary files on your disks, erase your application and internet browser history, cache and cookies. You need to keep your computer in good shape to […] This is a post from...
 
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    Jason Slater Technology News

  • Fake: Watch Out For Fake Unity Voice Mail Notifications

    Jason Slater
    24 Sep 2014 | 3:50 pm
    As we become more dependent on electronic communications it can be easy to accidentally become victim to fake communications. This is most prevalent in electronic mail but can affect any internet based communications system. It is important, at the ... Read More The post Fake: Watch Out For Fake Unity Voice Mail Notifications appeared first on Technology Blog with Jason Slater.
  • Review: IPEVO USB SuperCharger

    Jason Slater
    20 Sep 2014 | 4:58 am
    IPEVO USB SuperCharger The IPEVO USB SuperCharger says, on the box, that it can “Charge 4 iPads simultaneously” and the unit certainly looks as if it means business. Having a charger unit that can charge four iPads (or equivalent devices), ... Read More The post Review: IPEVO USB SuperCharger appeared first on Technology Blog with Jason Slater.
  • Review: WiSPP Wi-Fi Smart Point Plug

    Jason Slater
    18 Sep 2014 | 8:20 am
    WiSPP Wi-Fi Smart Point Plug The Internet of Everything. Home Automation. Smart Homes. Smart Plugs. The technology evolution in the home is almost upon us and it surely looks to be a revelation in how we live. Being able to ... Read More The post Review: WiSPP Wi-Fi Smart Point Plug appeared first on Technology Blog with Jason Slater.
  • Review: Solememo USB Wireless Touchpad

    Jason Slater
    15 Sep 2014 | 3:23 am
    Solememo USB Wireless Touchpad In this review we will be taking  a look at the Solememo TP801 Touchpad Keyboard. The Solememo USB Wireless touchpad caught my eye because of it’s size – it really is quite small. It is also ... Read More The post Review: Solememo USB Wireless Touchpad appeared first on Technology Blog with Jason Slater.
  • Book Review: Applied Architecture Patterns on the Microsoft Platform (Second Edition)

    Jason Slater
    12 Sep 2014 | 7:34 am
    Applied Architecture Patterns on the Microsoft Platform (Second Edition) Emphasis on software development projects is often placed primarily on the intended result of – the functional requirements. These functional requirements are typically used, at the end of the project, to ... Read More The post Book Review: Applied Architecture Patterns on the Microsoft Platform (Second Edition) appeared first on Technology Blog with Jason Slater.
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    MY CODE TREE

  • IOS game cheat – All you needed to know about

    admin
    9 Sep 2014 | 3:11 am
    Video games have become the most favourite pass time for today’s youth. They are just crazy about the innovative new games and the characters involved in them. The IOS games or android games have surpassed any other activity that the young generation would love to do in their free time. These games are gaining grounds of popularity due to their advanced features that make them yet more interesting and engrossing. Even the adults cannot overlook its addictive side. The video graphics, sound quality and even their story line bears the mark of drastic advancement over the last few years. These…
  • Is it right to use these android or IoS game cheat?

    admin
    22 Mar 2014 | 3:08 am
    Does cheat codes make a game less interesting? Well, if you try and answer this question based on your morality,you might say that these cheat or hacks,whatever you call them are the easy way to beat your cyber opponent or overcome the hindrances without applying your energy,time or even your brain. Using these codes, you know that you are always in the win-win position. But sometimes it is said that excessive use of these cheats can reduce the excitement of the game and players lose interest in it. But sometimes,when you feel that you are out of clue or cannot just make any progress in the…
  • Where to get the best android and IOS game cheats?

    admin
    12 Jan 2014 | 2:08 am
    The game cheats have entered the arena even before the games entered the scenario. For most PC games, the cheats were available as special cartridges, there were even cheats, that were hidden within the game itself, you are required to find them. It may also happen that you come across to the cheat codes by accident. But when it comes to IOS game cheat, they are either downloaded from the internet or offered as bonus that you get for downloading the game for the very first time or by clicking over some promotional links that are often tagged along with these games. Even the creators of the…
 
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    AskVG

  • All About Windows 9 or Windows Threshold

    VG
    29 Sep 2014 | 6:32 am
    Windows 9 also known as Windows Threshold or Windows TH is the name of the upcoming Windows operating system. Windows Threshold is the codename of Windows 9 just like Longhorn was the codename of Windows Vista and Whistler was the codename of Windows XP. Its also not clear whether Microsoft will keep Windows 9 as […]
  • [Software Update] CCleaner 4.18 Now Available for Download

    VG
    26 Sep 2014 | 5:25 am
    UPDATE: New version 4.18 released. Please check the changelog given below for details. CCleaner is a free system optimization, privacy and cleaning tool. It removes temporary unused files from your system which helps your computer to run faster and freeing up valuable hard disk space. It also cleans traces of your online activities such as […]
  • [Fix] Windows Photo Viewer Takes Too Much Time in Opening Images

    VG
    24 Sep 2014 | 3:46 am
    Windows Photo Viewer is a built-in image viewer program in Windows operating system. It comes preinstalled in Windows 7, Windows 8 and later Windows versions. Windows Photo Viewer was also present in good ol' Windows XP with a different name "Windows Picture and Fax Viewer". Since a few days I was facing a very annoying […]
  • NTLite: Ultimate Tool to Tweak and Customize Windows 7, 8 and 8.1 Installation

    VG
    17 Sep 2014 | 10:15 pm
    UPDATE: The first beta version of popular nLite tool for Windows 7, 8 and 8.1 has been released. It has been labeled as NTLite and available for download to public. Do you remember the good old days of Windows XP when you used to customize Windows XP setup ISO using nLite? nLite is one of […]
  • [Guide] How to Root an Android Device?

    VG
    17 Sep 2014 | 3:17 am
    In part 1 of our exclusive Android device rooting guide, I covered many frequently asked questions about rooting such as advantages and disadvantages of rooting, things to do after rooting, etc: [FAQ] All About Rooting Android Mobile Phones and Tablets Now its turn of the main part of the guide. How to root Android devices? […]
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    The Applied Materials Blog blogs

  • What’s in a Name? Innovation for Humanity

    skenney
    16 Sep 2014 | 9:49 am
    The project names Gooru, Nanoly, and Sanergy are intriguing. The fact these names represent efforts all over the world, from India to Latin America to Africa, piques curiosity. And, the actual work of the 2014 Tech Laureates is absolutely amazing.Read more
  • Applied Materials’ Commitment to Education Highlighted

    mwalker-moak
    12 Sep 2014 | 9:00 am
    Applied Materials’ commitment to developing the next generation of innovators was recently highlighted by the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship.Read more
  • Is 3D NAND a Disruptive Technology for Flash Storage? Absolutely!

    erping
    8 Sep 2014 | 9:54 am
    At the 2014 Flash Memory Summit, I participated in a panel discussion titled, “Is 3D NAND a disruptive technology for Flash storage?” The consensus is that 3D NAND will be the most viable storage technology in the years to come, although opinions were mixed on when that disruption would be evident.Read more
  • Mike Splinter Takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

    skenney
    26 Aug 2014 | 5:28 pm
    Sure, the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is a craze that is taking over social media. And, yes, it has been a tremendous fundraiser for the ALS Association as the organization combats Lou Gehrig’s disease through research, services and education.Read more
  • Imaginative Innovation Solves Global Challenges

    skenney
    26 Aug 2014 | 10:19 am
    When imagination and technology are focused on addressing everyday problems around the globe, amazing solutions are created.  This year’s 25 Tech Award finalists have applied technology to benefit humanity with projects that include deploying drones to prevent animal poaching in developing countries, designing a machine to deliver anesthesia in medical clinics without access to compressed oxygen or continuous grid power, and creating a mobile app to promote carpooling in busy Latin American cities.  Read more
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    techtrickz

  • How to Install Custom Recovery and Root Your 2nd Gen Moto G 2014

    Kannan
    28 Sep 2014 | 8:19 pm
    In this tutorial, we will show you how to install custom recovery and get root access on your 2nd generation Moto G 2014 edition. Custom recovery and root access on your Moto G (2014) gives vast opportunities such as backup and restore firmware, flash custom ROMs, apply various tweaks and changes... [This is a summary only. Click on the title for full article. Computer & Mobile Phone Tips,Tricks & Tutorials on Techtrickz.com]
  • Get Android 4.4.4 KitKat Like Phone Dialer on Other Phones with Reactiv Dialer

    Kannan
    26 Sep 2014 | 11:43 pm
    Android 4.4.4 KitKat phone dialer has a beautiful graphical layout and colors that improves consistency and usability of the dialer. If yours is not an Android 4.4.4 KitKat phone, but like to get its beautiful phone dialer on your phone, Reactiv Dialer can bring it to you. Reactiv Dialer is a... [This is a summary only. Click on the title for full article. Computer & Mobile Phone Tips,Tricks & Tutorials on Techtrickz.com]
  • Update International Galaxy S3 I9300 to Android 4.4.4 KitKat (Guide)

    Kannan
    26 Sep 2014 | 5:11 am
    Sometimes ago, Samsung has released Android 4.4.4 KitKat update for Galaxy S3 Korean variants. The developer community has ported this version to international variants of Galaxy S3 GT-I9300, which means you can update your international variants of Galaxy S3 3G (GT-I9300) and Galaxy S3 SK-3G... [This is a summary only. Click on the title for full article. Computer & Mobile Phone Tips,Tricks & Tutorials on Techtrickz.com]
  • Install Android 4.4.4 KitKat Based CM 11 ROM on Samsung Galaxy S4 I9500

    Kannan
    24 Sep 2014 | 9:29 pm
    CyanogenMod team has released Android 4.4.4 KitKat based CM11 M10 custom ROM for the Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9500 (non-LTE) model. The CyanogenMod 11 ROM brings several welcome tweaks and customization options to boost your phone’s performance. The new CM11 M10 custom ROM based on Android 4.4.4... [This is a summary only. Click on the title for full article. Computer & Mobile Phone Tips,Tricks & Tutorials on Techtrickz.com]
  • Customize and Personalize Your Android Phone with Free Polaris Launcher

    Kannan
    24 Sep 2014 | 2:28 am
    There are lot of free launchers on the Google Play store that enable users to really customize and personalize their Android phone, but none quite match up to the personalization options available in the free Polaris Launcher app. Thanks to the full settings menu, through which you can change... [This is a summary only. Click on the title for full article. Computer & Mobile Phone Tips,Tricks & Tutorials on Techtrickz.com]
 
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    ZeroPaid.com

  • How to Watch NFL Football Games Online For Free

    Jared Moya
    6 Sep 2014 | 2:00 am
    Forget about expensive NFL cable TV subscription packages, this guide will show you how to watch NFL football games online for FREE! With 2013 NFL season underway it’s important that NFL football fans know how to tune into their favorite games, especially you fantasy football fanatics. By following the easy steps below you can watch out of market NFL games online that may not be popular enough for broadcast TV, or NFL games that aren’t televised in local markets due to football blackout restrictions (especially with the economic downturn). On a mobile device? We have separate…
  • Play Boom Beach on Your Windows PC

    Jared Moya
    21 Jul 2014 | 3:28 pm
    Have you tried the awesome game Boom Beach yet? If not, check it out. It’s now available for iOS and Android which is nice, but what if you want to play it right on your desktop? You know, because when your boss walks by it’s a lot easier to hide a window on your desktop than it is to be sitting in your cube obviously playing a game. Or maybe you just like the bigger screen There are a lot of tutorials out there on how to play Boom Beach, and they will all work regardless of whether or not you are playing on your android, iphone, or windows dekstop. Learning how to play is not…
  • Top 5 Shopping Extensions for Chrome

    Jared Moya
    2 Oct 2013 | 1:00 pm
    A rundown of five popular Chrome shopping extensions that guarantee to save you time and money during your online shopping experience. Shopping online has never been more popular. This past holiday season, in fact US consumers turned to the Internet in record numbers to buy gifts for family and friends. According to some market analysts, shopping online in the seven weeks before Christmas was up 15% from the year prior. Shopping online is gaining over brick-and-mortar stores because it offers pricing and convenience that is simply unmatched. In a matter of seconds you can compare prices from…
  • How to Watch NFL Games on Android for Free

    Jared Moya
    5 Sep 2013 | 6:15 am
    A quick guide that will show you how to stream any NFL game you want on your mobile Android phone or tablet. We’re in week 2 of the 2011 football season, and NFL fans are tuning in like never before to root for their favorite team and players. The problem for some, however is that cable companies and the NFL are the ones who get to dictate which games they can or cannot watch on broadcast TV. Blackout restrictions and inattention to out-of-market teams (think the lonely Broncos fan living in San Diego) can make life rough; and if your a fantasy football fan forget about it: broadcast…
  • Download MP3s from YouTube

    Jared Moya
    19 Aug 2013 | 3:07 pm
    Ever since MTV descended into reality show hell, favoring Real World and Jersey Shore over any actual music television, YouTube has emerged as music video Nirvana. (See what I did there?!?!) That’s cool and everything, and as long as you don’t mind sitting through a :30 commercial for each video you can have a pretty good time cruising YouTube and watching / listening to your favorite artists. Inevitably, though, you have to get up off your ass. How do you take all this awesome music with you? Enter a cross-browser extension called YouTube to MP3 Converter. This nifty windows app…
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  • Apple indulges some Ground Breaking Features in New iOS 8

    Bilal Sarwari
    22 Sep 2014 | 11:41 am
    iOS 8 is the best ever invention by Apple, as Apple has admired this fact by itself. The previous iOS versions were having many bugs and vulnerabilities, but Apple has overcome these in iOS 8. Moreover, iOS 8 has many new features that aren’t available in any previous iOS version and the features were the most demanded by iOS users. Without wasting any time on introduction of iOS 8, let’s start discussing about its remarkable features: I’ll discuss first about some new iOS default apps that have been added in iOS 8. Healthkit Healthkit is just like S health app of Samsung,…
  • Are You Looking for Cheapest 3g Plan in Punjab? Get Idea!

    Guest Author
    25 Jul 2014 | 1:18 am
    Third fastest thriving and largest mobile operator in India, Idea Cellular is committed to provide seamless and economic data services. Today, the 3G footprint of Idea covers 28 states in India. It has set up its own network in 13 major states and the rest of the country as per Intra Circle Roaming (ICR) contracts. 3G Network of Idea Cellular is going to provide seamless experience to the customers in Punjab like never before, who are anxiously awaiting for the most preferred and oldest mobile operator to introduce its 3G services. Started from Chandigarh which is the capital city of Punjab,…
  • Marvellous Technology By Amazon

    Guest Author
    31 May 2014 | 2:44 am
    What is Iphone 5 Armband? It is one of the Amazon suprising phone technology introduced after an extensive concentration and exertion both of thought and experimentation. Iphone 5 arm band is equipped with divergent tools and techniqes of safety, operation, accessibility, facility of tune and taste coupled with many others qualities and coverages. This is one of the protectors of the phone, a guarantor for its rescue under many odd conditions. If guaged in the deep sense, it have become a direly inevitable need for those who are looking for newer and easier modes of use of modern mobile…
  • Casinos – Earn Money While Having Fun

    james
    13 Mar 2014 | 10:27 am
    Casino is the modern world is much like an amusement park that is indoors for adults. There are various kinds of things that are going on within the casino like along with the gambling, musical shows, shopping centres, lighted fountains and various other kinds of themes to attract the guests. Its existence is not possible without the game of chance that is the gambling that is played there, and it is the result of this popularity that the game is now also played on net as casino online. Games like blackjack, slot machines, keno, craps and baccarat etc of billions of dollars every year.
  • Best 15 Bug-Tracking Applications

    james
    9 Mar 2014 | 4:15 am
    Furthermore, project schedules etc. Development of such payments can help you work quickly and keep a monitoring of what to repair and what the issues are, and you usually wish to keep a tab on outstanding issues. The best results are likely to be way much better than you’d normally accomplish if you add a bug and issue-tracking system in your workflow. Furthermore, you’ll have achieved these outcomes more proficiently than previously. For that purpose, we’ve compiled a summary of the very best 15 bug-tracking programs for your comfort and ease. Do let’s understand…
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    TechMASH

  • New Gresso cases stops iPhone 6 bending

    Tech Mash
    29 Sep 2014 | 8:54 am
    So you have a shiny new iPhone 6 and yet you are worried about those claims that if you keep the device in your pocket the chances are...
  • The competition is Beer versus Salad!

    Tech Mash
    29 Sep 2014 | 8:29 am
    You have to hand it to small business owners as they somehow manage to come up with some of the best marketing material around. They put some of...
  • Ping the simple app for notifications!

    Tech Mash
    29 Sep 2014 | 8:20 am
    From the makers of the app that encourages anonymity Secret – Speak Freely is Ping and believe it or not there is hardly anything to this simple app,...
  • Apple has a new competitor the Pear!

    Tech Mash
    29 Sep 2014 | 7:05 am
    You have to hand to the Chinese for their innovative ideas, but this one really does take some beating. It looks like an Apple, but the logo is...
  • Travel made easy with the OLAF kick scooter!

    Tech Mash
    29 Sep 2014 | 6:51 am
    For traveller getting from one part of an airport or station to another can be time consuming, but that could be made so easier if you had a...
 
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    Uncrunched

  • Picture Of Kevin Rose’s First App From North

    Michael Arrington
    10 Sep 2014 | 3:20 pm
    Kevin Rose was just backstage at TechCrunch Disrupt and gave me a brief preview of his first app, called Tiiny, from his new development company North Technologies. He said it’s going through the app review process now and should be released shortly. Image is terrible but this is his story to tell when he’s ready. Website describes it as “Share tiny little photos that disappear after 24 hours” but it’s more than that. Pretty slick though.
  • The Three Skills Needed To Become A Legendary Tech Blogger

    Michael Arrington
    9 Sep 2014 | 9:56 pm
    Every once in a while someone asks me who I think the best tech bloggers are and why. It happened today, in fact, back stage at TechCrunch Disrupt. I also have blogging on the mind in general after reading Jason Kincaid’s new book today. Here’s my short answer – A great tech blogger needs to be exceptionally good at (1) breaking big stories, (2) writing powerful thought pieces, and (3) doing live interviews. In my mind, there are just three or four great tech bloggers in the world. The average tech blogger, which is just a commodity, probably isn’t good at any of these…
  • Jason Kincaid’s New Book Is A Must-Read For Founders

    Michael Arrington
    9 Sep 2014 | 1:27 pm
    I had the pleasure of reviewing former TechCrunch writer Jason Kincaid’s new book The Burned-Out Blogger’s Guide To PR today for Techcrunch. It’s a must-have book for entrepreneurs, and laugh-out-loud funny. Read my review here, and buy the book here. Kindle only for now, but you can get a printed version in a couple of weeks.
  • Regarding Alexia’s Mind

    Michael Arrington
    9 Sep 2014 | 8:58 am
    Alexia Tsotsis, the editor of TechCrunch, interviewed Peter Thiel yesterday at TechCrunch Disrupt. Pando editor Paul Carr has this to say: Alexia is the editor of TechCrunch. And that means she’s a competitor to the sites that regularly call out sexism, subtle or overt, that pops up in our industry. So she goes without defense. Not only does she go without defense from her peers in the industry, it’s actually one of her peers calling her stupid. Which is fine, she’s very tough. But if you see her today, let her know how much you respect her. She won’t show it, but…
  • Apple Is Totally Screwed

    Michael Arrington
    2 Sep 2014 | 11:21 am
    Apple has a very large problem right now. I’m not talking about legal liability over the nude celebrity photos and videos being posted all over the internet right now (dubbed “The Fappening”), although I think that’s also an issue. Celebrities tend to have aggressive attorneys, and the damages here are extreme – some celebrities have had careers ended from leaked photos (while others have benefited) But a much larger crisis looms – everyone, and I mean everyone, now knows that everything private they’ve done with their iPhone, if they use iCloud, is…
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  • Penny for your thoughts: 5 PR tactics to help you achieve online thought leadership

    Ronelle Bester
    29 Sep 2014 | 10:00 pm
    Thought leadership is an underused and misunderstood element of the PR mix, but in a world of noise and clutter, it’s often this more contemplative approach to publicity that ends up being most effective. The point of thought leadership is to establish your market authority organically, assuming the mantle of leadership by driving conversation, rather […]
  • Quitting my corporate job to follow my startup dream worked out, but not in the way you think

    Ashraf Stakala
    29 Sep 2014 | 9:44 pm
    I was inspired to write this after reading an article by Ali Mese, where he discusses how quitting his job in order to chase his startup dream stuffed up his life. I found myself in a similar position not too long ago, and I want to share my story with those of you who may […]
  • 23.6″ AOC 72 Series Multi-touch Monitor review: more gimmicky then good

    Pippa Tshabalala
    29 Sep 2014 | 9:40 pm
    I have a love/hate relationship with touchscreen monitors. I have a touchscreen, all-in-one computer at home that works incredibly well for my son, because it’s easy for him to navigate, but I don’t think I’ve ever used the touchscreen capabilities myself. Well maybe once, but I prefer the feel of a mouse and keyboard as […]
  • Fluffy cat vacuuming is the answer to your dull Tuesday afternoon [video]

    Andy Walker: staff reporter
    29 Sep 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Cats love technology, correct? They’re often found making a bed on laptops and keyboards, or posting their hilarious selfies online. But that’s not to say cats enjoy all technology. Usually vacuum cleaners are our feline friends’ worst enemy, eating all dirt in its path and making one hell of a noise going about it. But […]
  • Londoners willing to give up their kids for free WiFi

    Jacques Coetzee: staff reporter
    29 Sep 2014 | 9:00 pm
    In a virtual world where advertisers and media are battling for only a few seconds of your attention, the last thing on your mind is spending what feels like hours reading the Terms and Conditions of every new sign-up or update online. To further prove this point, an experiment that ran in London, UK, had […]
 
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  • Taiwan market: LG introduces G Tablet 8.0 LTE

    30 Sep 2014 | 1:08 am
    LG Electronics has launched its mid-range tablet, the G Tablet 8.0 LTE, in the Taiwan market. The G Tablet 8.0 LTE, the first LTE-enabled tablet introduced into the local market by LG, comes after the Korea-based vendor started marketing its G Tablet 7.0 and G Tablet 10.1 in July.
  • The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will be available in China on October 17, pre-orders open October 10

    30 Sep 2014 | 1:02 am
    Millions of people were able to get their hands on one of the new iPhones on the launch weekend, with the gradual global rollout continuing last Friday with 20 more countries. Now, Apple has announced that the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are finally arriving in China, with pre-orders kicking off on October 10 ahead of the launch a week later on October 17. While China was among the first swathe of nations to receive the iPhone 5S, this time around things have been a little more sticky, with local
  • Large-size panel shipments increase to 70.67 million in August 2014, says report

    30 Sep 2014 | 12:44 am
    Global large-size panel shipments benefiting from peak-season incentives reached 72.01 million in August, increasing on month 5.6\% compared to 2.7\% a year ago, according to a report from WitsView. WitsView expects large-size panel shipments to benefit in September from tablet and notebook demand, pushing up overall shipments to a high for 2014 and growing on a monthly rate by 3-5\%. However, downstream clients' LCD TV and monitor panel inventory has reached saturation, causing shipments to sli
  • Microgrid enabling technologies expected to exceed US$26 billion in annual revenues by 2023, says Navigant

    30 Sep 2014 | 12:43 am
    Dramatic change is occurring in the microgrid market, as a greater emphasis is being placed on the economic value that these systems bring to the overall power grid. At the same time, new business models, designed to support full commercial deployment of microgrid systems, are being investigated and implemented. According to a new report from Navigant Research, worldwide vendor revenues from microgrid enabling technologies (METs) are expected to grow from US$5.5 billion annually in 2014 to US$26
  • ITRI licenses STOBA to Taiwan Mitsui Chemicals for explosion-proof Li batteries

    30 Sep 2014 | 12:42 am
    The Taiwan government-sponsored Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) on September 29 signed for exclusive licensing deal for STOBA (self terminated olygomers with hyper-branched architecture) technology to Taiwan Mitsui Chemicals, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Japan-based Mitsui Chemicals, according to ITRI.
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  • #Bendgate: Apple gets complaints as iPhone 6s bend in users’ tight jeans

    Tim Dickinson
    24 Sep 2014 | 7:30 am
    Early adopters of Apple’s latest iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus smartphones have complained that the superslim gadgets bend when kept in tight pockets or squeezed a little too hard. Various reports on the problem have sprung up in forums and on social media over the last few days, with the iPhone 6 Plus apparently particularly susceptible to the issue because of its larger size, which causes a greater bulge in the pocket, and therefore more strain on the device from the tighter fabric. Apple has made a lot of fuss about the slim design of its phones, making special efforts for slim…
  • How does the iPhone 6 compare against the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact?

    Tim Dickinson
    22 Sep 2014 | 2:05 pm
    Apple has released two new iPhones in recent days, looking to regain the lead from an increasingly impressive Android smartphones – but have they done enough? In both the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus Apple has produced two phones with larger displays than previous iPhones, which Steve Jobs had previously argued was the perfect size for comfortable use. The iPhone 6 is only a little bigger than its predecessors, but the iPhone 6 Plus suffers the same problems as other phablets – namely that it needs two hands to use. Apple has long dominated the smaller smartphone market…
  • Apple iPhone 5 crowned the most stolen handset in the UK

    Tim Dickinson
    8 Sep 2014 | 10:46 am
    Apple’s iPhone 5 is the most common handset to be targeted by thieves, according to a report published by the UK Home Office. Crime statistics from 2012 to 2014 published in the Mobile Phone Theft Ratio show that the iPhone 5 is the handset most desired by theoves, followed by the iPhone 5C, iPhone 5S, and the older iPhone 4S. The Blackberry 9790 comes in fifth place, while Samsung Galaxy and HTC phones also feature in the top ten. Young people aged 14-24 are the most common victims of mobile phone theft, with women disproportionately affected out of the 742,000 mobile phones stolen…
  • Competition: Win £100 iTunes or Google Play voucher

    Tim Dickinson
    2 Sep 2014 | 7:42 am
    We’ve teamed up with the fine folks from Three Mobile to offer one lucky reader the chance to win a £100 voucher to spend at either the iTunes or Google Play. The app stores for iOS and Android are what really makes the mobile phones from those two operating systems stand apart from the competition – and £100 should be plenty to buy all the games and apps you need along with a few tunes and movies on top. All you need to do to enter is like us on Facebook, follow @TechFruit on Twitter and leave a comment below with your top tips to keep your phone safe at festivals and events.
  • How does the Huawei Ascend P7 compare?

    Tim Dickinson
    21 Aug 2014 | 6:06 am
    Telecommunications giant Huawei is making another push to grab some of the smartphone market share outside of China with the Ascend P7, but how does the flagship 4G smartphone compare to the leading smartphones on the market today? Design Huawei describes the phone as lighter and thinner than the competition, and they may well be right with the P7 just 6.5mm thick (139.8 x 68.8 x 6.5 mm) and weighing in at 124g. That makes it slimmer than the iPhone 5S, Samsung Galaxy S5 and Sony Xperia Z2, and lighter than its Android competitors as well. However, beyond just its size there is little in…
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  • Samsung’s New Galaxy Note 4 Commercial – Take that Apple!

    LittleTechGirl
    28 Sep 2014 | 6:30 pm
    As previously mentioned I was an iPhone user. However, that era ended in Jan 2012 and I am not going back… no matter how big they make their phones. There has been a saying for a while… Apple is always a day late. Sure, they started something magical with the iPhone which was first released […]
  • Are You a TV Show Spoiler? #NetflixSpoilers Wants to Know

    LittleTechGirl
    25 Sep 2014 | 9:43 pm
    While there are several TV shows that I love to watch, because of my schedule I don’t usually get to watch them while they are actually on. I am an addicted marathon streamer! Because of this I usually avoid social media at the times that I know that “my show” is on. I don’t mind […]
  • Keeping Track of Business Calls While on the Go

    LittleTechGirl
    24 Sep 2014 | 11:40 am
    While some of us prefer to stick to email for business communications the fate of some small businesses relies on good old fashioned phone calls. Business owners who are constantly on the go need to be able to take calls, retrieve voice mails, and keep a log of their calls. I admit that I prefer email […]
  • Acer Iconia Tab 8 Review – Stunning Screen in a Small Package

    LittleTechGirl
    18 Sep 2014 | 10:25 pm
    There are now a lot of Android based tablets out there. But let’s be honest, not all of them are worth our $$ or time of day. Several companies have jumped on the low-cost tablet bandwagon, and when you use one of those tablets you quickly know 2 things… #1 Why it was so cheap. […]
  • Grab the Goodies Teaches Kids the Dangers of Underage Drinking

    LittleTechGirl
    16 Sep 2014 | 10:33 am
      As parents we may wonder when it’s the time to talk to our children about things like underage drinking. The answer is, it is never too soon. At only 8 and 11 years old my kids are already aware of the dangers of underage drinking. As parents we may struggle to convey the correct information. We […]
 
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    Experts Exchange » Tech News

  • Nata’s Corner: October 2014

    Nata
    26 Sep 2014 | 4:23 pm
    Last month, I wrote about the ice bucket challenge that has raised over $110 million for the ALS Association. But something like this causes some people to be totally reprehensible as well. I’m not sure what an appropriate punishment is but it should include their parents, too. The other half came across a Twitter post that said the lead developer of WordPress had suggested the software might change to Node.JS from PHP. He’s familiar with Andrew Nacin, so he asked him directly, Andrew responded, “Well, I did say it was unlikely.” It’s also unlikely that the…
  • Java J2EE Developer

    Recruiting Coordinator
    26 Sep 2014 | 10:42 am
    About the Job: Experts Exchange’s Development team is seeking a motivated candidate to build upon our existing web applications. The role will consist of working with a team to implement solutions for deploying application enhancements and features to the Experts Exchange web site. Candidate will be responsible for developing, maintaining and fixing bugs in the web platform, as well as assisting Quality Assurance to maintain a high quality application. Primary Responsibilities: The Development team designs and implements web technologies using Java. Candidate will be responsible for…
  • Website Optimization Specialist

    Recruiting Coordinator
    22 Sep 2014 | 9:39 am
    Experts Exchange is the network for technology professionals. With unprecedented access to technical experts, verified real-world solutions, and diverse educational content, we enable technology professionals to solve difficult problems, make better decisions, and build expertise on their own terms. By providing real job skills and professional exposure, Experts Exchange powers the growth and success of technology professionals worldwide. About the Job: Experts Exchange is looking for a Website Optimization Coordinator to increase visitor-to-member conversion and member engagement on…
  • Web Data Analyst

    Recruiting Coordinator
    19 Sep 2014 | 4:35 pm
    Experts Exchange is the network for technology professionals. With unparalleled access to technical experts, verified real-world solutions, and diverse educational content, we enable technology professionals to solve difficult problems, make better decisions, and build expertise on their own terms. About the Job: Experts Exchange is looking for a results-oriented Web Data Analyst to manage our web analytics platform. In this position you will be responsible for understanding all traffic on our community website, and reporting this to the organization. The size and diversity of or site will…
  • Front End Developer Intern

    Recruiting Coordinator
    11 Sep 2014 | 11:12 am
    About the Job: We are looking for a full-time Front-End Web Developer to join our creative team. The ideal candidate has excellent HTML and CSS skills. He or she has experience with javascript libraries like jQuery. You will be part of the creative team that works hand in hand with the engineering team to maintain Experts-Exchange.com and build out new functionality for the Experts Exchange community. Primary Responsibilities: This position will require day-to-day involvement with technology, product and marketing teams to deliver high quality features and enhancements.  The candidate will…